Tyne & Wear

Two shotguns and rifles stolen in Sunderland

Double-barrelled 12 bore shotgun
Image caption Two 12 bore shotguns were taken

Four firearms have been stolen from a house in Sunderland.

Burglars broke into a gun cabinet inside a house at Avon Crescent, Houghton-le-Spring, on Monday at around 14:44 BST.

Two 12 bore shotguns and two .22 air rifles were stolen but no shotgun ammunition was taken.

Anyone with information about the burglary or the location of the firearms should contact Northumbria Police.

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