Police recovered three cars after carrying out search warrants as part of an ongoing investigation into a string of vehicle thefts.

The vehicle, which police believe are stolen, were found during searches of a number of addresses in Thurrock, Southend and London on Monday, June 17.

Six men were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to steal as part of Essex Police's ongoing investigation into vehicle thefts in south and west Essex.

Two 26-year-olds and a 37-year-old from Tilbury, two aged 19 and 23 from Grays, and a 37-year-old from South Ockendon have been released on bail until July 12 while we continue our enquiries