THIEVES have stolen a vehicle in Caversham after two burglaries in the area in one afternoon.

The burglaries took place on Peppard Road, Caversham, between 11am and 4pm, yesterday (October 28).

One of the burglaries resulted in the offenders stealing a vehicle and making off out of the area.

Thames Valley Police has given residents advice on how to keep their vehicles safe.

They said: "Please ensure you do your best to secure your vehicles, take car keys with you & to keep keys out of locks.

"Burglar Alarms or Bell Cams are a worthy investment."

The police also issued an appeal for witnesses.

They said: "Caversham Residents - Appealing for any witnesses around the Peppard Road area following two burglaries in the area yesterday afternoon.

"Did you see anything suspicious between 11am-4pm?

"Did any vehicles or people catch your eye?

"If so we would like to hear from you...#5024."