A DAYLIGHT burglary in Hampshire is linked to an attempted burglary that took place nearby.

The first incident in Bitterne , Southampton , saw a thief force open a kitchen window in a house in Chalk Hill sometime between 7am and 4.30pm and raided the freezer, taking about £50- worth of meat.

A thief failed to force open the front door of a house in West End Road, Southampton, in the second incident, leaving marks on the door similar to those on the window in Chalk Hill.

Anyone with information about the incidents which happened on Thursday, August 30 is asked to contact PC Daniel Morant at Bitterne CID on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity line on 0800 555 111.