OFFICERS are investigating a spate of vehicle break-ins that took place last week.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after three incidents of vehicle crime in villages near Bicester.

One vehicle was broken into between 6pm on Wednesday and 8am on Thursday, while parked at Bromeswell Close, Lower Heyford.

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Vehicle number plates were also stolen during the same time period from a vehicle while parked at Birch Road, Ambrosden.

An attempted theft from a vehicle also took place at about 3am on Wednesday at The Laurels, Fringford.

Police did not confirm if the incidents are thought to be linked.

Anyone with information can call police on 101.