SEVERAL televisions and a host of tools were stolen during a spree of shed break-ins in South Oxfordshire this morning.

Thieves ransacked five outbuildings in the Didcot area between 3am and 10am.

Police said the raiders hit three sheds and other similar buildings in New Road, East Hagbourne, and two in Queensway, Didcot, in that time.

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Sergeant Robert Marris of the Didcot and Wallingford Neighbourhood team said: "Unfortunately we have had a number of reports of items being stolen from Sheds and other outbuildings in the Didcot area in the early hours of today.

"The items stolen range from tools to televisions."

Officers from Thames Valley Police are now appealing for CCTV or witnesses of suspicious individuals in the area at the time of the raids.

Anyone who might have information is asked to call police on non-emergency number 101.