A QUAD bike has been stolen from Cheltenham and police are appealing for information.

The Yamaha Grizzly 450 was being stored in a metal shipping container at a property in the Charlton Kings area of Cheltenham.

Between 7.30pm on Wednesday, May 21 and 6.30am on Thursday, May 22, thieves broke open a padlock on the container and wheeled the bike away.

The machine is green in colour and has the registration number WX07 VJN.

Anyone who has seen this vehicle or has information on where it is should call 101, quoting incident no 55 of 22/5/14.