POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a burglary which saw suspects force entry into a metal container and take tools.

Several tools were taken from a metal container situated behind The Square in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, between 3.30pm and 10pm on Monday (September 2).

The suspects forced entry into the container overlooking Tintern Road before making off in a vehicle.

Anyone with information in relation to the incident is asked to call DC Hicks on 101 quoting reference number 63 of September 3.