A BIKE worth £6,000 was among the haul of 60 cycles stolen from a business.
The Scott mountain bike was the most valuable bike stolen from North East Motor Cycles in Ivanhoe Terrace, Chester-le-Street.
The break in happened between Friday, December 6, and Monday, December 9, but police have only just released details.
The owner of the business has offered a reward for information leading to the conviction of the thieves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.