A CHURCH has been targeted by thieves when it was broken into on Tuesday.

Thames Valley Police Bicester neighbourhood team tweeted out an appeal for witnesses after St Mary's Church in Lower Heyford, near Bicester, was broken into.

The force said it happened some time between midnight and 11.30am on Tuesday, March 6.

Officers tweeted that items were stolen but did not say what these were.

Anyone that saw anything is asked to contact police on 101 and quote reference number 43180068722