CCTV appeal after thief steals blue lights from police car – National

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A CCTV appeal has been launched after the blue lights were stolen from a police car over the Christmas period. 

Officers have released the image of a man following the incident which happened at 4.30am on Boxing Day at Sunderland railway station.

Handout photo dated 26/12/18 issued by the British Transport Police of a man they wish to speak to about the theft of a blue light from a police car at Sunderland railway station at 4.30am on Boxing Day, 2018. Picture: British Transport Police/PA Wire

Handout photo dated 26/12/18 issued by the British Transport Police of a man they wish to speak to about the theft of a blue light from a police car at Sunderland railway station at 4.30am on Boxing Day, 2018. Picture: British Transport Police/PA Wire

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The picture shows a man carrying the long, blue emergency services light over his shoulder.

British Transport Police said: ‘Officers believe the man shown in these CCTV images may have information which could help their investigation.’

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Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact BTP by texting 61016, ringing 0800 40 50 40 or calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.