A GANG threatened a lorry driver before stealing the contents of his vehicle.

The driver was sleeping in his lorry in Ashchurch, outside Tewkesbury, when he was woken by four men who threatened.

The unknown offenders then broke into the rear of the vehicle and stole the contents.

The gang then drove off in a silver Audi A6.

Gloucestershire Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, which occurred at around 1:30am on Wednesday June 29, to come forward.

They are also keen to speak with anyone who has seen people acting suspiciously around lorries and trucks, particularly curtain-sided lorries which are often parked in laybys at night.

Information can be reported to Gloucestershire Constabulary by completing an online form and quoting incident number 22 of June 29. 

Alternatively, you can call the police on 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.