A DOZEN chainsaws have been stolen during a burglary in a rural area of Bromsgrove.

Police said 12 STIHL chainsaws were taken when a container on Sugarbrook Lane, Stoke Pound was broken into.

Blowers and hedge cutters were also stolen in the burglary, which took place between 6pm on Sunday (September 29) and 8am on Monday (September 30).

Anyone with information on the crime should call police on 101, quoting log 0085s 300919.

In a separate burglary, a catalytic converter was stolen off a parked vehicle over the weekend.

The vehicle was parked at a hotel on Kidderminster Road, Bromsgrove, between 4pm on Friday (September 27) and 11am on Sunday (September 29).

Anyone with information on that offence should also call police on 101, quoting log 319s 290919.