POLICE are appealing for information after a thief was spotted on CCTV attempting to break into cars in Elderslie.

Footage from a home CCTV system shows a man trying to open the doors of two locked cars in a driveway in Patrickbank Crescent at around 2.40am on Thursday.

The suspect is described as 5ft 10ins to 6ft tall. At the time, he was wearing a light-coloured jacket with the hood up, dark jeans, white trainers, gloves, a face mask and glasses.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone who has information is asked to call officers on 101.