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Stolen pigeons reunited with owner

Dated: 08 Feb 2018 14:00 PM

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Police investigating a burglary at a pigeon loft in South Shields have reunited them with their owner.

Between 6pm on Sunday, February 4, and 10am on Monday, February 5, nine pigeons were stolen from a pigeon loft in King George Road.

Earlier today (Thursday February 8) police received information about suspected stolen pigeons and were able to identify them as the pigeons stolen in the burglary.

A 33 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of Burglary other than Dwelling.

Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 286 050218 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.