Bike is stolen in town centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after a bike was stolen in North Shields.

The theft happened between 9am and 9.15am on Friday, December 27, in Saville Street, when the victim saw his bike – a man’s large frame Trek mountain bike – being stolen and gave chase.

The offender road off along Saville Street into Camden Street then towards Borough Road.

Any witnesses should ring police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 072830J/13.