POLICE are combing the Hampshire countryside for three youths who tried to break into an outbuilding.

A police helicopter and a dog unit are involved in the search for the trio, who were chased off as they attempted to raid a shed in Burley Road, Bransgore.

A police spokesman said officers were searching the Burley and Bransgore area.

One of the youths has ginger hair and is wearing grey trousers and a black top. One of the others has black hair and is dressed all in grey.