A FAMILY have appealed for information after a grandfather's prized car was stolen and reportedly 'trashed'.

The 1965 MG Magnette, worth about £4,000, was taken from the owner's drive in Harcourt Way, Wantage, on Tuesday night sometime after 11pm.

This morning the family recieved a report a car matching the description had been found damaged in Bradfield near Reading.

Thames Valley Police asked anyone with information to call the 24-hour  enquiry centre on 101 and quote reference number 43180054944.