POLICE are investigating the theft of a moped in Sunderland.
The red Falcon moped had been chained to a lamppost in High Street East when it was stolen.
The theft was reported at 12.27pm on Sunday, February 2.
Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact them.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 731 of 02/02/14 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.