Images have been released by Northumbria Police following two burglaries in the hope that the public can assist with the investigation.
The first incident, which took place in Waskerley Road, Barmston, Washington, happened between 6pm on January 6 and 8pm on January 7.
A picture of a man, who was thought to be in the area at the time of the offence, has been released. Officers hope he may be able to help with inquiries.
The owner of a red and black XTC Oxide mountain bike is also being sought, after it was abandoned at the scene of a further burglary this week.
An image of the bike, which has front and rear suspension and a D lock on the frame, been released by police in relation to the second burglary, which took place in Horsley Road on Wednesday.
If you are the man in the picture, own the bike, know who it belongs to or have any other information, contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference FWIN 99 200116.