TYRES worth more than £2,000 have been stolen from a lorry.
Thieves broke a padlock to get into a container lorry at the Hartshead Moor service station on the M62.
They then made off with the tyres.
It is believed the tyres were stolen between midnight and 5am yesterday.
The Volvo HGV lorry was at a rest stop.
Police are now appealing for motorists to get in touch if they were at the service station when the incident took place.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det Con Rye on 0845 6060606.
Alternatively, people can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.