METAL has been stolen from a construction site in Bishop Auckland.

Police are appealing for information following the theft of metal construction items at a secure construction site to the rear of Newgate Street, in the town centre.

The incident happened between 4pm on September 12 and 7am on September 13 at the secure construction site.

A Durham police spokesperson said they believe a vehicle was used to remove the quantity of metal.

Anyone with information or any metal dealer shops who may have come into contact with these items is asked to call 101 quoting reference number 66 of September 13.