BURGLARS forced their way into a home by smashing glass in the rear doors.

The incident happened between 7pm and 9pm on Tuesday in Desborough Crescent, Rosehill and Iffley.

The offenders smashed the glass in the rear French doors, reached in and unlocked it using a key that was left in.

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A messy search took place but it is not yet known exactly what was stolen.

Members of the public with information about the incident can call 101 quoting reference number 43200205538.

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