Police in Fife are appealing for information to trace a boat that was stolen from the North Queensferry area. 

The theft took place at the harbour in the Battery Road area, sometime between 1pm on Saturday, January 5 and 8am on Monday, January 7.

The boat is described as a 14 foot Mayland with a yellow cabin and white hull, that was covered by a black weather protector and stored on a trailer at the time.

The fishing boat also has the words 'Scotch Myst' written in red and a Johnson outboard engine.

PC Martin Cooper of Dunfermline Police Station said: "We've been conducting a number of enquiries since this was reported and are now asking for the public's help.

"Anyone who may have seen the boat being transported from the area, or who has information on its current whereabouts, is asked to get in touch as soon as possible."

Those with information can call Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 1439 of 7th January, or report this anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.