POLICE are searching for a thief who snatched tobacco products from a lorry in Renfrew.

The incident happened at around 1pm on Friday, December 21, in Canal Street. 

A man was spotted approaching a parked white lorry, opening the rear door and jumping into the vehicle. 

He then ran off a short time later with black bags containing tobacco products.

The man was wearing dark trousers, a high-viz yellow vest and a baseball cap, officers say.

If you have any information, call 101.