Hampshire Constabulary is warning residents of Chandler's Ford to be vigilant following a recent burglary

On April 19 between 15.45pm and 17.20pm, an unknown individual gained access to a property on Salcombe Close via an unlocked conservatory door. Electrical items and money were stolen.

In order to prevent crime, they urge people to lock windows and doors when left unattended, use timer switches to make properties look occupied.

They advise that residents keep valuables out of view from windows and report any suspicious behaviour to the police.

The police are asking anyone with information to call 101 or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.