A WHITEFIELD businessman is offering a £1,000 reward for the recovery of his prized Mercedes.

The S320 model was stolen from outside Mr Raj Sarin's home in Fairhaven Avenue as he went indoors to get water for the vehicle.

Mr Sarin (54), said: "I have had the car for two years and it is of great sentimental value. That's why I am offering the reward."

The registration number of the metallic silver car is R20 RAJ.

Anyone who can assist can ring Bury operational police unit on 856 8157 quoting crime number 17238s/01.