POLICE are investigating after around 400 litres of fuel was stolen from a milk lorry near Whitchurch.

The diesel was taken from a transport vehicle parked in a layby on the A41, around two miles north of the town, between midnight and 8am on Wednesday, February 20 (Incident reference: 0099s 200219).

Officers have also appealed for information after a Volkswagen Transporter, which was carrying two vehicles, was taken without the owner's consent from a truck stop at Prees Heath ( o771s 220219).

Anyone with information can contact West Mercia Police on 101, quoting the relevant reference, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org