Boxes of cigarettes stolen from parked car



A LARGE quantity of cigarettes have been stolen from a parked car in South Tyneside.

It happened at between 6pm and 9.55pm on Tuesday, March 11, when a Toyota parked in the yard of a house at Elizabeth Street, South Shields, was broken into.

The window was broken and a large number of boxes of cigarettes, as well as tobacco, were stolen from inside.

The offenders had to climb over walls to get into the yard and police are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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