THIEVES made off with some hefty equipment in a raid on a Sunderland business which cost thousands of pounds.
The offenders broke in to the Colour Render Centre at Hay Street, Sheepfolds Industrial Estate, overnight between 5pm on Friday, September 19, and 8.30am on Saturday, September 20.
Police said damage was caused and items stolen, including a red Honda petrol generator, orange Bell cement mixer, several power drills and mixing drills and eight boxes of pink grip adhesive.
Police are appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or who has information about the whereabouts of the stolen property to get in touch with police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 438 20/09/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.