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RAIDERS have stolen around £5,000 worth of tyres from a garage in Morpeth.

Police were called at 6.25pm on Saturday with a report of the alarm sounding at the Kwik Fit garage in Coopies Lane Industrial Estate.

Officers attended the scene and found that thieves had broken into the compound and stolen 27 tyres before making off.

Police believe the offenders may have been travelling in a white van.

They are appealing for anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in Coopies Lane on Saturday, or who has information about the offence, to contact them on 03456 043043, ext 69191.