A POLICE helicopter was seen circling around the Clapham area on Monday evening following reports of a break-in in progress at buildings on the site of Ingleborough Cave.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said they were called to the premises at 9.45pm and conducted a wide-ranging search of the area with help from the air support helicopter.

He said: "Three men were reported to be in the premises and causing damage. The intruders were not located but the investigation remains ongoing."

He added that there was no report of anything being taken from the break-in at this stage.