JEWELLERY and cash were stolen when two houses in the same road were broken into.

The offenders forced entry through doors at the back of the houses in Abbott Road, Abingdon.

Jewellery and money were stolen during the incidents, which took place between 7.30pm and 9.30pm yesterday.

Three people wearing black tracksuits and white trainers were seen running away from the area towards Oxford Road.

Thames Valley Police is appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious, or who may have doorbell, CCTV or dash cam footage, to get in touch.

To help the investigation, report online on the Thames Valley Police website or call 101, quoting reference number 43210430141.