POLICE have issued a warning after a spate of break-ins and thefts from vehicles parked in and around Bicester.

Banbury PCSO Louise Beaumont issued the warning today after an apparent surge of thefts in which small change and electrical items were taken.

Officers did not state where the break-ins had taken place been but warned drivers to stay vigilant.

PCSO Beaumont said: "There has been several vehicles broken into in and around Bicester over the last few days.

"There is no obvious signs of damage to gain entry to the vehicles and items including small change and electrical items have been stolen.

Please secure your vehicles and remove any item of value."

To report a crime call police on 101 or anonymously to Crimsetoppers on 0800 555 111.