A WOMAN has been arrested after a spate of thefts from vehicles.

A 30-year-old woman, from Basingstoke, has been arrested in connection with seven incidents in the Chineham area.

The woman has since been released from custody but remains under investigation.

Meanwhile, neighbourhood policing teams are continuing their patrols in the area and investigations are ongoing.

PC Aiden Blackwell said: “We’d like to take this opportunity to just remind people to make sure their cars are locked at all times and that any valuables, no matter how small, are not left inside.

“We know that people are particularly busy at this time of year, but that extra second to just double check could make the difference.”

He added: “Our investigations are ongoing so if you see anyone acting suspiciously or if you think you may have CCTV that could assist, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 44180450131, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.