Guitar stolen in burglary

A VALUABLE guitar was stolen when burglars targeted a garage.

Police are appealing for information about the theft in The Oval, Hartlepool, that took place in the early hours of Sunday, November 27.

Thieves broke into the garage and stole a cream-coloured Fender Telecaster USA.

The guitar has the words “Tom” and “Eli” etched into it in child’s writing and is said to be of “great sentimental value” to its owner.

Anyone with information should contact Detective Constable Simon Clark, of Hartlepool Police’s major crime team, on (01642) 302110 or call the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.