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Firearms stolen in Sunderland

Police are appealing for information after three firearms were stolen in Sunderland on Saturday

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Police search for stolen firearms

Police are appealing for information after three firearms were stolen from a car in Sunderland.

The weapons - a shotgun and two rifles - were taken from a vehicle in the vicinity of Old Mill Road in Southwick at around 12:48pm on Saturday. Some ammunition was also stolen. The guns are held legally by the car owner.

Officers are keen to trace the firearms and those responsible for the theft.

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