POLICE officers have recovered two stolen Range Rovers after an investigation launched to locate them.

Essex Police’s stolen vehicle intelligence unit researched the vehicles reported taken over the weekend, with one stolen from Colchester.

Hardworking officers located the two Range Rovers in Chelmsford on Monday morning, finding false plates now placed upon them.

The vehicles were recovered ahead of forensic examinations due to take place, as well as further investigation into the thefts.