A food service distributor from Hailsham is furious after one of its vans was stolen while delivering food.

Mother Theresa’s Meals is based on Station Road, Hailsham.

It says: “We are very upset that someone has stolen one of our vans while we were carrying out our meal delivery service

It’s a Ford transit and is branded Mother Theresa’s Meals: reg is mt10 yum.

It was stolen from Uckfield at around 2pm yesterday.

Police are aware these vans are the lifeblood of our service and have oven conversion, especially for our meal service.

We carry no money or valuables just meals.”

Sussex Police said: “We are currently searching for a white ‘meals on wheels’ van that was stolen while delivering in the Uckfield area around 2pm.

The vehicle has ‘Mother Theresa’ written on the side and the number plate is MT10YUM.

Please dial 999 if you see it – thank you.”