THE hunt is on to trace a man who police believe can help them as they investigate a shed burglary.
Officers were called to Roman Road in Jarrow to reports of a shed broken into.
A strimmer and lawn mower were stolen in the burglary, which happened between midnight and 2am on October 26.
The offender is believed to have made off over the fence and into a nearby school field.
Police have today released a CCTV image, above, of a man they are trying to trace in connection with the burglary.
Anyone who recognises the man, or has any information about the crime, is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting log number 435 26/10/13.
Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.