More than 100 bottles of Grant's whisky have been stolen from a lorry in the UK, police have reported.

Thieves stole a pallet of 105 bottles of Grant's from a lorry in a pub car park near Grantham, Lincolnshire, while the driver was asleep.

Police said today (8 January) that the thieves slashed the curtain-sided lorry to peer inside, before opening it up at the back and making off with the Scotch.

Grant's is owned by William Grant & Sons.

The theft took place sometime between 10pm on Monday 5 December and 7.50am the following morning. Police have appealed for witnesses.