HUNDREDS of pounds worth of tyres have been stolen following a burglary at a Worcester garage.

The thieves used an 18-tonne truck and a Mercedes Sprinter van to steal the tyres from ETB in Blackpole East, Blackpole, Worcester.

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We can now reveal that up to five people were involved in the burglary in the early hours of Friday morning (February 17).

In total, £800 of tyres were stolen, police have confirmed.

A spokesperson for West Mercia Police said: "We know up to five individuals were involved using a Mercedes Sprinter van and an 18-tonne truck that was on false plates."

The force confirmed on Friday that the burglary happened at 4.10am on Friday. 

A reporter has made contact with managers at Exhausts, Tyres and Batteries (Worcester) Ltd (ETB) but they have so far declined to comment.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101.