POLICE have released a CCTV image of three youths riding a stolen scooter.

The footage was captured in the Lascelles area of Darlington, after the vehicle was stolen from a property in the Blackwell area overnight on February 11/12.

A spokesman for Darlington Police said: “The stills are from footage taken on February 13 but there had been reports that the scooter had been on the estate since the day before.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency number 101 and ask for the priority crime team in Darlington.