POLICE are on the trail of a crook who stole a Range Rover Evoque in Lochwinnoch.

The high-value vehicle was securely locked after being parked in a driveway in Hunters Way at around 11pm on Monday.

However, the car's owner, who was in possession of both sets of keys, discovered it had been stolen at around 6.35am the following morning.

Police, who have said enquiries into the theft are ongoing, are now advising local residents to make sure their vehicles are as secure as possible.

Anyone who has information is asked to call officers on 101.