A number of residents in one area of Hereford have reported having number plates removed from their cars overnight.

Residents in the Escley Drive area of Hereford reported hearing noises at around 11.25pm and discovered a group of young men removing number plates from cars that were parked in the area.

The incident has since been reported to police and one witness reported seeing the group heading off in the direction of the Great Western Way footpath.

Anyone with any information should contact West Mercia Police on 101.