Wheelchair stolen from outside Metro station

A wheelchair was stolen from outside a Metro station.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the theft which happened between Sunday, June 21 and the following day.

The wheelchair was accidentally left outside Tynemouth Metro station by its owner at around 2.30pm on June 21.

But when the owner returned to the scene at 7pm the following day it had disappeared.

The wheelchair has been described as a specialist model which is silver and black in colour with grey wheels.

Officers are keen to locate the specially designed chair and want anyone with information to contact them on 101 extension 69691 quoting reference number 731 23/06/15.