THIEVES allegedly broke into a garden and stole a car, leaving a family "devastated".

A classic Land Rover Discovery was stolen from Long Close in Downton between 1am and 6am on Monday, November 13.

The thieves then reportedly used the stolen car to smash through a fence onto the Borough and the car has not been seen since.

Robert Heygate described the car as "a family favourite" and that he's "devastated by the loss".

Salisbury Journal: Have you seen this Land Rover?Have you seen this Land Rover? (Image: Robert Heygate)

Mr Heygate is offering a significant cash reward for the return of the car.

Wiltshire Police is investigating the theft and has asked anyone with information to call 101 quoting reference number 54230120482.