A handbag was stolen during a car break-in near Tetbury.

Between 2.30pm and 3.30pm yesterday, thieves broke into a vehicle in the Long Newnton area.

Items including a handbag were stolen.

A Gloucestershire police spokesman said: !This is a timely reminder to everyone not to leave any items of value on display in your vehicles at any time but particularly with the nights drawing in.

"If anyone was seen acting suspiciously during these times please either phone 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.police.uk quoting incident 307 of September 10.