Police hunt car thief who stole Audi A5 from outside Sunderland gym

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.
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Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a car from a car park in Sunderland.

The thief made off with a grey Audi A5 from the car park at the Virgin Active Gym on Camberwell Way, Sunderland, at 5.50pm on Friday.

The car was found abandoned in Cairo Street, Sunderland at 11.26pm the same day.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information about this theft is asked to contact police and quote reference 966 of 29/11/13 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.