Riverbank thieves make off with dinghy from Sunderland boating club

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POLICE are investigating the theft of a dinghy in Sunderland.

It happened at Deptford Boating Club, Webster’s Bank, overnight between 5.30pm, on Sunday, June 1 and 8am on Tuesday, June 3.

Thieves approached the jetty at the side of the river and dragged a Yak moulded dinghy to the side, stole it and made off.

Police are appealing for witnesses anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1060 of 03/06/14 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.