Appeal after van stolen in Gosforth

18 Mar 2016 15:55 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a van was stolen in Gosforth this afternoon.

At 12:30pm today (Fri March 18) we received a report that a van had been stolen in Shaftoe Court.

The van was taken while the driver was in the back of the vehicle and he received minor injuries, grazing to his arms and legs, as he fell out of the rear of the van when it was driven away.

The van is a white VW Transporter model with red writing on the side.

The vehicle left Shaftoe Court heading towards Gosforth High Street and was found abandoned in Newburn at around 12:45pm

Anyone who has any information into the theft is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 457 18/03/16.

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