Motorists have been warned to secure their vehicles after attempted thefts at a new housing development in Worcester.

A man was seen acting suspiciously around vehicles at Weogoran Park, off Whittington Road.

The incident occurred between 1.30am and 2.30am on Saturday, April 30

The man was seen shining a torch on several vehicles parked on residential drives, as well as trying the door handles.

Police have warned motorists to take extra precautions as a result.

Officer Sarah Hughes said: "Please make sure all your vehicles are left secure and all valuables taken out of your car/van if possible.

"We are also encouraging the community to call us on 101 if they see anyone acting suspiciously around a vehicle.

"Thank you for your help. It is only by the police and the public working together that we can prevent and detect crime."

Anyone with information about this, or any other suspected crime, is encouraged to use the 'Tell us About' for on the West Mercia Police website, quoting incident reference 00187i30042022. 

Alternatively, information can be passed on anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website,