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News Release

Appeal after car break-in

Dated: 22 Feb 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a sat nav was stolen from a car in Newcastle.

It happened between midnight on Wednesday, February 15 and 6.30pm on Friday, February 17, when the car, a Volkswagen Bora, was parked at a car park at Ouseburn Wharf.

The thief smashed a window of the car and stole a Tom Tom sat nav which was on the windscreen.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them, and are also reminding motorists of the importance of removing anything valuable from display before leaving their vehicles.

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