THIEVES reached in through an open window to steal a laptop computer from student accommodation in Oxford.

Thames Valley Police said the incident happened in John Garne Way, Marston between 1pm and 7pm on Monday.

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Officers are advising residents to fit window opening restrictors to all ground floor and other easily accessible windows.

Valuables should also be kept out of sight and window and door keys should be removed from locks. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 43190210346.