Car number plates stolen from Sunderland streets

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POLICE are hunting thieves after a spate of car number plate thefts in Sunderland.

Registration plates were taken from a 2009 Skoda Octavia parked in Englemann Way, a 2002 Skoda Fabia left in Fordfield Road and a 2012 Peugeot 107 parked in Dunbar Street.

All the number plates went missing over the weekend. Two were reported missing on Sunday, and the other was taken on Saturday or Sunday.

Inspector Dave Pickett said: “We received reports of three thefts of car number plates, and we’re making inquiries to establish whether they’re linked.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.

, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.