Police are appealing for information after around £34,000 worth of items were stolen in North Shields.
Thieves broke into a garage in Westmorland Road between three o'clock on January 5th and ten o'clock on January 6th and pushed a Nissan 4x4 out of the way before stealing tools, equipment and a car.
In total around £28,000 worth of equipment was stolen.
The equipment stolen includes:
- A red Solus diagnostic machine in a black case
- A large black Snap-On unit with the image of a McLaren Mercedes sports car on the side
- A smaller red Snap-On unit
- A Toshiba laptop
A yellow Citroen C2 that was in the garage being repaired was also stolen. It's license plate is NA07 KCC and it is still missing.
Anyone with any information into burglary or the whereabouts of the car is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.