Thieves climbed through the window of a container at a school and stole tools worth £500.
The intruders got into the container at St Thomas a Becket Secondary School, on Barnsley Road, before leaving with the tools.
A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “A number of enquiries are continuing regarding this offence.”
The break-in took place sometime during the evening of Monday, February 9.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information should contact Wakefield Police on 101 referencing crime number 13150055946.