POLICE are investigating a spate of burglaries in the Marchwood area.

Homes in Park Lane, Park Close and the area known as Pooks Green are among those targeted by the thieves.

Police say a bicycle was left at the scene of one of the break-ins.

Writing on social media Hardley Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "Do you recognise it? Has it been stolen from you or do you know anybody who has a bike like this?

"Today members of the team have conducted extensive enquiries into these incidents.

"If you have any information that you believe we should be aware of that may assist us in our enquiries, please call 101 quoting reference number 44210010192."

Police have not said what was stolen in the break-ins.