WAR medals have been stolen by a burglar who smashed through patio doors to raid a home.

The medals, given for service in Iraq and Afghanistan, were taken from the home in Winter Gardens Way, Banbury, last Tuesday between 6.50pm and 11.30pm. An iPhone, an iPod, an X-Box 260, a brown wallet with cash inside, and a rucksack were also taken.

Police released the details of the burglary today.