VALUABLE items including a car, jewellery and a laptop were taken during a burglary in Reading.

An unknown offender gained entry to the property on Salicloth Close on January 2, some time between 7.30am and 7.30pm.

Once inside, they helped themselves to alcohol, keys, jewellery and a laptop, before stealing a vehicle.

Thames Valley Police would like to hear from anyone who may have spotted any suspicious activity in the area at this time.

If you can help, call 101, quoting the crime reference number '43190001598' to provide information.

Residents are advised to register their valuables at: to help prevent thefts.