Are you the helpful hero who left behind high-visibility jacket at a crash near Harrogate?

Police are appealing to find a 'hero' who stopped at the scene of a crash to give a warm, high-visibility jacket to the shaken up driver - but left before taking his jacket back.

The high-vis jacket. Credit: NYP
The high-vis jacket. Credit: NYP

Officers attended the scene on the evening of Tuesday March 20, on the B6161, Leathley Lane, near Otley, when the man stopped to help.

He gave his coat to the motorist involved, but left before officers were able to reunite him with his jacket, which is currently in storage at Harrogate Police Station.

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Now, North Yorkshire Police have turned to social media in a bid to find him, sharing a photo of the forgotten jacket on Facebook and Twitter.

If it’s yours, please contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 and select option 4.

Follow the North Yorkshire Police Found Property page on Facebook and on Twitter for updates on items handed in to police stations in North Yorkshire.