POLICE are investigating after a barn was broken into in Laverstoke last night.

Officers were called just before 2am during the early hours of Saturday morning when the break-in was taking place at a barn in Laverstoke Lane.

One witness reported three police cars and a helicopter at the scene as a search of the area was carried out.

The culprits are believed to have accessed the barn via nearby fields.

No arrests have been made at this stage.

Police say investigations are ongoing.