THIEVES have been targeting garden sheds at properties in Burghclere and Highclere.

Between October 7 and October 10 police reported attempted break ins at properties in Winchester Road, Burghclere and Penwood Heights, Highclere.

For both incidents offenders have cut the padlock clasp to the shed to gain access but have been unsuccessful in leaving with any items.

Police are asking for anyone with any information to phone 101 quoting 44170394989 for the Highclere incident and 44170393667 for the Burghclere incident.