POLICE are on the lookout for a distinctively coloured truck which was stolen.

Officers are investigating following reports that a truck was stolen from Fitches Crescent in Maldon.

The distinctive Ford Transit, which is yellow and had a small red crane on the back of the vehicle, was taken along with gardening tools and three-figure sum of cash.

It is believed to have happened between 11.30pm on Sunday, July 7 and 6:15am on Monday, July 8.

Anyone with information is asked to call on 101 and quote crime reference 42/107516/19.