POLICE are warning Landrover owners to be vigilant following a spate of thefts of the vehicles in the Stourbridge area.

West Midlands Police has received reports of the theft of four Landrovers overnight bewteen January 7 and 8 in Wollaston High Street, Rectory Road in Oldswinford, Holly Grove in Stourbridge and Wollescote Road.

All of the vehicles were stolen without keys and it is believed the offenders have broken in and disabled the alarm and made off with the vehicle within a minute.

There have also been similar reports of the same offences happening on other parts of the West Midlands and Staffordshire during the same times.

Any residents who own these types of vehicles are advised to consider extra security measures such as buying a steering lock to try and deter thieves.

Stourbridge PCSO Neal Hunt told residents on a police neighbourhood alert: "The offences are usually occurring overnight in the early hours."

He urged anyone who sees anything suspicious during the early hours to call the police and give a description of any vehicles and/or people seen.

Anyone with anything to report should call 101, or 999 if a crime is in progress.