A CAR stolen from a home in Colchester has been found damaged and abandoned.

Detectives are appealing for information after a home in Wesley Avenue was broken into on Wednesday, between noon and 3pm.

A red Vauxhall Corsa was stolen from the driveway after the keys were found inside the property.

The car was found in St Andrew's Avenue yesterday and recovered by police.

Anyone with information call Det Con Andrea Ford at Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.