A RARE classic car, thought to be one of only three in the world, has been stolen from a North-East garage.

The Mini Nomad was taken from a lock-up at in Coleridge Gardens, Dipton, near Stanley, in County Durham, sometime between May and August this year.

The car was registered as being off the road at the time because the brakes were not working.

Anyone who has seen the car, or has any information on its whereabouts, is asked to call Durham Police on 101, quoting incident number 130 of August 7.