Piaggio scooter pinched in Cleadon swoop

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A SCOOTER has been stolen from a house.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the silver Piaggio MP3 300 LT was taken from a garage in Old Course Road, Cleadon.

The incident happened between 7pm on Saturday and 10am on Sunday, when thieves got into the property.

Police say they are keen to hear from anyone who knows the whereabouts of the vehicle, or who may have any information on the break-in.

A force spokeswoman said: “Anyone who is offered such a vehicle for sale should also come forward.”

Witnesses can contact Northumbria Police on 03456 043 043, or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.