A BLIND man has been left devastated after two vintage motorbikes - which were his only hobby for years - were stolen from his shed in the early hours of this morning.

The two distinctive bikes, were taken from an address in Finchale Road, in Durham.

PC Leanne Howe, of Durham Constabulary, said: “The couple who own these bikes have had them for many years and they are devastated they have been stolen. 

“These are very distinctive motorbikes and I am appealing to the public for help to reunite them with their rightful owners.”

The bikes are described as a BSA C15 Red, registration JLU 869D and a BSA Bantam D3 grey, registration 517 UXE.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident 64 of July 9.