Police are appealing for information following a burglary in South Cerney.

It happened at around 10.45am on Thursday, September 5, on Broadway Lane.

Burglars entered a house through an unlocked patio door and stole a handbag from the kitchen.

Police believe the burglars were attempting to find the keys to the occupants' BMW.

They were unsuccessful in their search and were disturbed just as they were leaving.

Police were called immediately and as they were searching the area a dark coloured 4x4 made off at speed.

If you have any information regarding the incident, call police on 101 quoting incident 528 of September 5.