A CAR has been stolen from a rural community near Caernarfon.

North Wales Police is investigating the theft of a Landrover from Betws Garmon.

The hamlet is situated along the A4085 rural carriageway between Caernarfon and Beddgelert.

It is believed the owner of the vehicle was away on a trip when the vehicle was stolen.

The force's Rural Crime Team has launched an appeal for information related to the incident.

A spokesperson from the rural policing unit tweeted: "Sometime between 4pm on July 14 and 7pm on July 19 someone has stolen a black-coloured Rover landrover from Betws Garmon."

Anyone with information should call police on 101.