ERSKINE residents are being warned about recent vehicle crime in the area after several vans have been targeted for theft.

Police say there have been reports of, specifically, white Ford Transit vans being targeted, and would-be thieves are also after their contents, including expensive tools.

Officers are carrying out enquiries including door-to-door and CCTV in a bid to identify the perpetrators.

Residents with works vehicles are being urged to make sure they are left secure with contents removed overnight.

If anyone sees anything suspicious, they should call 101, or 999 in an emergency.