An investigation is under way after the break-in at a house in Marsden Road in South Shields on Sunday, March 21, which led to the theft of an Audi A6.
A force spokesperson said: “Shortly before 3.25am on Sunday we received a report of a burglary at an address on Marsden Road, South Shields.
“It was reported that after being disturbed by the occupant, the offender made off and stole an Audi A6 from outside the property.
“An investigation has been launched into the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via the website, quoting log 147 210321.”
Details can be sent to police via the Tell Us Something page of the force’s website or through Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.