POLICE this afternoon appealed for information after two houses were burgled in Faringdon.

Between 8pm on February 18 and 11.35am on February 23, a house in Beech Close was broken into and jewellery was stolen.

Burglars also got into a house in Beech Close and stole jewellery between 2pm on February 22 and 9.15pm on February 24.

Det Con Chris Leech said "We are investigating both of these burglaries and believe they are linked.

"A witness saw a suspicious black car in the area and I am appealing to anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity or the car to contact the police."

Anyone with any information should contact Det Con Leech at Abingdon police station via 0845 8 505 505, or if you do not want to talk to the police or give your name, call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.