A MOBILITY scooter has been stolen from outside a house.

Officers in County Durham have appealed for help to trace the scooter which was stolen from an address on Forth Street, in Consett.

It was taken sometime between 10.30am and 6pm on Thursday, October 8.

The dark midi scooter, which was bought by the owner in May this year, is said to be worth about £1,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Bartley at Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 197 of October 9.