CRIMINAL damage was caused to a fence during a rural burglary near Basingstoke this week.

The incident happened sometime between 6.30pm on Wednesday and 8am the following morning.

Unknown persons broke into the grounds of a business property in the Ibworth area, causing damage to the fence in the process.

Police have appeal to any potential witnessed who may have seen something to get in touch.

Anyone with information that could assist officers in their investigation is advised to contact them on 101 and refer to crime ref number 44200126453.