Tyne & Wear

CCTV camera stolen from lamppost in Sunderland

Police on Wearside are appealing for information after a community safety camera was stolen.

The CCTV device was mounted on a lamppost in the Claxheugh Rocks area of South Hylton in Sunderland.

Some time between Monday evening and Tuesday morning the post was sawn through and the camera removed.

Officers believe it may have been discarded in the area and have been carrying out searches, but without any success.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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