THIEVES hopped in a recovery truck and drove it away - despite it being parked next to the roadworks on the M62.

Police in are now asking for help about the theft, which happened on Tuesday.

The truck (pictured) which is a Volvo F10 Recovery Vehicle, was parked up between junctions 22 and 23 by the side of the roadworks

It was then driven off on the east bound carriageway through the roadworks.

Anyone who sees this vehicle or is offered it for sale is asked to contact PC Katherine Wadsworth of Calderdale Volume Crime Unit on 0845 6060606 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.