A THIEF smashed a window before stealing a bike over the festive period.

Thames Valley Police appealed for witnesses in connection with a burglary on Mason Street.

Some time between December 30 and January 2, the unknown offender gained entry to the property.

They smashed a rear window and stole a bike before leaving the scene.

Anyone who spotted anything suspicious is urged to call police on 101, quoting reference number: 43190003534.

Residents are advised to register their valuables at: immobilise.com to help protect against thefts in the future.