TWO cars were stolen from a driveway after burglars broke into a house and snatched keys.

Crooks struck during the early hours on Laffak Road, Carr Mill taking a silver Ford Fiesta and a blue Ford Fiesta ST EcoBoost

A short time later the silver car was recovered nearby.

But a search is continuing for the second vehicle

Detectives have appealed for information following the burglary which happened some time between 1.55am and 6.10am Monday, July 27.

Intruders forced their way into the address.

Detective Inspector Jackie Guinness said: “An investigation is underway to locate those responsible and recover the stolen vehicle.

"We would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident, seen suspicious behaviour in the area or has CCTV or dashcam footage to please get in touch.

“Being a victim of burglary can be devastating and can leave people feeling vulnerable in their own homes. We will continue to work to prevent burglary and pursue offenders that think it’s acceptable to target people’s homes and livelihoods.”

If you have information, CCTV or dashcam footage, please DM @MerPolCC, call 101 quoting ref. 20000442870 or Crimestoppers, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You can also contact the police's dedicated burglary hotline and email address on 0151 777 7926 or