A man has been arrested after a car crashed into a house in Sunderland.
It happened at around 2.20am, on Tuesday, October 30 on Newcastle Road.
The vehicle hit the front of the property, rupturing a gas main.
Police closed off the street until the building was made safe by gas engineers.
The occupants of the house and residents in a neighbouring property were evacuated temporarily.
No-one was injured.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking and police investigations are continuing.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191.
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