POLICE believe this man could have 'vital information' about a theft at a busy service station along the M40.

A laptop was stolen from the boot of a vehicle while it was parked at the Welcome Break Services, near Wheatley.

The theft happened at the services, at Junction 8A, at some point between 11.30am and 1.10pm on Tuesday, January 7.

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Today, Thames Valley Police issued an appeal about a man they want to speak to in connection with their investigation.

Investigating officer Sergeant Ashley Gardner based at Abingdon police station said: “I believe the man in these images may have vital information that will help the investigation.

"If you recognise this man, or believe it could be you, please get in touch."

Anyone who can help can file a report on the force's website, or call 101 quoting reference 43200006725.

Those who wish to stay anonymous can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.