Police hunt potato peeler thief

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Crime news

A INDUSTRIAL potato peeler has been stolen from a takeaway shop in South Tyneside.

Thieves gained entry to the rear yard of the Eastern Eye, on Chichester Road, South Shields, before making off with the peeler.

The theft happened between 11pm, on Tuesday, January 20 and 5pm, on Wednesday, January 21.

It’s thought at least two people were involved in the theft due to the machinery’s size and weight.

The thieves may also have made off in a vehicle.

Any witnesses to the theft or anyone who knows the whereabouts of the peeler are asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 808 21/01/15.