A THIEF is being hunted after a crate of beer was stolen from a busy supermarket.
Police are appealing for information after the booze was taken from the Co-op in Grangewood Court, Shiney Row.
Officers have released an image of a man they want to speak to as part of their inquiry.
He was in the area at the time of the theft and police believe he may have information which could help their investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call Northumbria Police on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference number 1061 141214. The theft happened at 6pm on Sunday, December 14.