Van stolen in Gateshead

17 Feb 2017 13:45 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a van was stolen in Gateshead.

At 1:38pm on Wednesday, February 15, police received a report that a white Ford Transit with the word ‘SCOTRO’ on the side was stolen from Grange Lane, Whickham.

A man was seen getting out of a white Ford Focus on Sunniside Road before entering the van which was then driven along Whaggs Lane where it then collided with another vehicle. The offender stole tools from inside the van before abandoning it on Allwork Terrace, Whickham.

The offender is described as a man, medium build with a thinly groomed beard.

Enquiries are on-going into the theft and officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw anything or who has any information to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 516 15/02/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.