A “LARGE amount of metal” was stolen after thieves broken into a storage container near Basingstoke this week.

Police say that the incident occurred between 10pm and 11pm on Monday, June 29.

The culprits gained entry to a storage container in the Street area of Bramley and made off with the large amount of metal.

Anyone who may have information regarding the theft is urged to contact police via 101 quoting the reference 44200239042.