AN ABANDONED VEHICLE near Stroud has been seized by police officers.

PCSO Picter recovered a reported abandoned vehicle from Amberley on Friday afternoon. 

Officers say the vehicle had no tax, no MOT and no insurance. 

More than 360 abandoned vehicles were reported in the Stroud district during the last financial year, according to recent figures.

The areas with most reports of abandoned vehicles last year were Stroud with 60 cases, Stonehouse with 39 reports while the council received 21 reports each from Minchinhampton, Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley.