Police are appealing for information after a break-in at a business premises in Amble.
The incident happened between 3.30pm on Saturday and 8am the next day at Amble’s industrial estate.
The culprits syphoned fuel from two trucks that were being stored at the premises and stole tools from inside one of the vehicles.
Inquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who was in the area around the times of the theft and who saw any suspicious people or vehicles in the area to contact officers with information.
Anyone with information is asked to report it to police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference number 024017F/14.