Police have warned of a series of attempted burglaries carried out in Reading between Wednesday (November 24) and Monday (November 29).

Between Wednesday and Monday, a burglar forced open the doors of a home in Armour Road at 10am and stole tools and a hoover (crime reference number: 43210539298).

On Monday at 2.35am, an offender tried to gain entry to a garage in Cintra Close but failed and did not steal anything (43210540480).

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The day before someone tried to force entry to a garage in Elmhurst Road sometime between 11pm and 7am the next day.

No entry was gained and nothing was stolen (43210539425).

On Saturday night, someone attempted to force open the lock of a back door in The Meadway but failed.

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The attempt occurred between midnight and 11.45am (43210537914).

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 and reference the relevant crime reference number above.