Police are appealing for information after a burglary in Seaton Sluice.
The incident took place at Astley Arms, Marine View, at around 5.45am.
Offenders forced their way into the pub through a rear window and broke into a gaming machine inside before making off with cash.
Inquiries into the burglary are on-going. Anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, or have any information to help, is asked to call Northumbria Police on 101 – quoting reference 99 09/03/16 – or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.