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A SPARE wheel was stolen from underneath a parked car.

The theft took place on Park Pale Farm, in Harwich Road, Great Oakley.

Thieves took the wheel from underneath a black Land Rover Discovery between Saturday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 11.

Pc Kevin Ward, investigating officer, said: "We’re looking to identify the criminal and the whereabouts of this tyre.

"If anyone saw any suspicious activity at the farm during the first few days of February then we would like to hear from them.

"We would also be keen to hear from those who have been offered a Land Rover spare wheel in recent days or those who are offered one via non-traditional methods in the near future.”

Anyone with information should contact Harwich police station on 101.