POLICE are hunting a suspect after an attempted car theft.

The thief stole keys from a house in High Firs Road, Thornhill and tried to steal a blue Mazda.

The homeowner managed to stop the car being driven away along the road and the thief abandoned it.

A white Jaguar was also damaged as the thief tried to escape.

The suspect has been described as a white male with dark hair which was long with a swept fringe and an English accent.

He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black puffer top and dark bottoms, and black gloves.

The incident happened at around 4am on Sunday. Anyone with any information is urged to call 101 quoting 44190375313.