MEMBERS of the public are being asked to help track down a quad bike thief after an early morning burglary in Wrexham.

North Wales Police's rural crime team launched the appeal for information on Sunday evening.

A spokesman said: "Sometime between 3am and 4am on Saturday, June 25, a 2008 green Polaris Sportsman 500 quad bike was stolen from a property between Ruabon and Pen-Y-Cae.

"The quad has a missing front grill, a missing hinge above the O/S headlamp and a rip on the leather seat cover. 

"It isn’t displaying any vehicle index number. 

"There was also a chainsaw stolen during this burglary. 

"The offender has left on the bike travelling towards Pen-Y-Cae.

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"Did you see anything suspicious?

"Have you seen this distinctive quad bike or know of it being offered for sale?

"Contact us via 101 or online, quoting reference 22000445132.

"You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at"