More than £1m worth of goods have been stolen from a lorry as police launch an investigation into the theft.

The theft took place in Thorpe Mead in Banbury between 10pm on Thursday, January 18 and 8am on Friday, January 19.

Police say the street value of the stolen goods stood at £1.1m.

A Thames Valley Police statement, issued this week, said: "We're appealing for witnesses for a theft from a vehicle.

"This occurred between the hours of between the hours of 10pm on January 18 and 8am on  January 19.

"The incident took place in Thorpe Mead, Banbury.

"Goods were stolen from a lorry, with a street value of £1.1 million."

Those with information about the incident should call 101 quoting the reference number 43240028194.