Car thieves have been targeting the district today, with three vehicles stolen in just nine hours.

A silver Mercedes Vito 115 Sport was taken from Pentlow Way in Buckhurst Hill, followed by the theft of a Grey Fiat 500 from Station Way early this morning.

The latest theft occurred in New Forest Lane, Chigwell, when a Blue Audi A6 with the number plate Y171 OGU was taken an hour ago.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101.