Horse found loose on Sunderland street

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A HORSE escaped from a yard into a Sunderland street today.

The Echo reported yesterday how a horse went on the rampage on Wednesday after its rider fell off in Thorney Close.

It then smashed through the window of a car.

Today, another horse was found to be on the loose in Durham Road.

It was captured in Springwell Road.

A Northumbria Police spokeswoman said: “At 6.40am today police received a report that there was a horse loose in Durham Road.

“It was captured and secured in a yard a short time later.”