THIEVES stole a car from a Stone street after breaking into a house to take the keys.
Police were alerted to the thefts at a Bakewell Drive home just before 5.40am yesterday.
A black Ford Focus parked outside the house had been taken, a Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said.
She added: “Offenders had broken into garage at the address to gain entry to the house and stole car keys. A purse, wallet and other keys also stolen from the address. It is believed there were four offenders, all wearing dark-coloured hooded tops.”
Anyone with information should contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 72 of Dec 18, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.