POLICE are investigating the theft of a mobility motor scooter in Pitsea and a bike in Southend.

The mobility scooter was stolen from outside an address in Caister Drive.

The grey TGA Breeze S4 with canopy, mobility motor scooter was reported to have been taken on May 19.

The black Giant Talon Two was taken in Lifstan Way, Southend at around 3.30pm on May 20.

It was reported a group of boys had been walking with it along road when a white van pulled up next to them, two men got out, grabbed the bike and put it into the van.

If you have any information about the thefts, call police on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/71376/20 for the Pitsea incident, and 42/71689/20 for the Southend theft.

People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.