A CARAVAN has been stolen from a caravan site near Chard. 

Police were called to a site in Howley near Chard on May 12 at about 2.40am after reports a vehicle had been stolen.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police, said: "A vehicle forced entry to the site hitched up to the caravan and has then driven out of the park with lights switched off.

"We’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and who might have seen a caravan being towed by a four wheel type vehicle possibly with its lights switched off.

"The caravan is large and quite distinctive being grey and white in colour. It is an Hobby Excellent 645 VIP 2014 caravan."

If you have any information about the stolen caravan call 101 and quote crime reference number 5217105531