Burglars have smashed windows and stolen the collection box from a church.

The break in happened overnight on January 13, at Cirencester Parish Church in the Market Place.

Burglars smashed one of the stained glass windows, to gain entry into the church.

They also bent one of the metal grills placed infront of the stained glass windows.

Once inside, the burglars smashed a glass collection box and the content worth approximately £100 were stolen.

Police have not yet identified a suspect and are appealing for the public's help.

If you have any information about the burglary, call police on 101 referencing incident number 23 of January 14.