A THIEF stole a box of food from the doorstep of a Downton home this morning, after it had been delivered in the early hours.

Wiltshire Police says the incident took place between 4am and 7am from outside an address in Avondyke.

The box, which contained milk, bread, vegetables and a newspaper, had been left for the homeowners.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote crime reference number 54200032442.