Theft charge

A 35-YEAR-OLD Sunderland man has been charged with theft following an incident in Alnwick.

At noon on Thursday, April 19, police received a report of a vehicle containing a number of men at a property in Chapel Lands, removing a tumble dryer from outside.

Police stopped a van and three men were arrested.

Carl Taylor, of Hetton-le-Hole, was charged with theft and is due to appear in court on Thursday, May 3.