Burglary at boat shed

BOAT tools were swiped from a shed next to a lifeboat station.

Police are seeking information after a boat shed was burgled off Ferry Terrace, close to Hartlepool Lifeboat Station.

Thieves made off with a cast iron boat stove, which has an imprinted pattern on its side and a glass door, and a wind vane, a self steering mechanism for a vessel that would be attached to a rudder.

Anyone with information about the burglary on the night of March 7 is asked to contact PC Marie Appleby, of Hartlepool Police, on (01642) 302178 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.