THIEVES stole a number plate from a car in Dursley last night.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called to Rosebery Road in Dursley at 8.47am this morning, Tuesday 2 July, following reports that a number plate had been stolen from a car.

"It's believed that the front number plate of a white Nissan Micra was stolen at some point between 6.30pm yesterday (Monday) and 7.45am this morning.

"It was also reported that the cap from the car's towing hitch had also been removed."

Anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area is asked to call 101 quoting incident 87 of 2 July.