Appeal after car stolen in Amble

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Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in Amble.

It happened between midnight and 1.45am in the early hours of Wednesday, May 7, when a blue X-reg Landrover Defender was stolen from outside a house at Bay View.

It was found abandoned in the rear lane behind Newburgh Street, and two people were seen running away from the vehicle along the back lane towards Marine Road.

Two men aged 23 and 19 have been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 66 07/05/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.