POLICE are on the trail of a crook who stole a Volkswagen Golf car in Erskine.

The vehicle was taken from a garage in Sandielands Avenue sometime between 12.45am and 1.15am on Thursday.

It is understood the thief stole the car keys from the property.

Footage from CCTV cameras covering the area is being reviewed as part of an investigation.

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