Police are investigating a series of Barnstaple town centre burglaries that took place overnight at the weekend.

The Medina Gallery picture retailer on Boutport Street was entered by offenders overnight on Saturday and Sunday.

Restaurant chain Prezzo in the High Street, was also entered but it is currently unknown as to whether the incidents are related.

The Prezzo offender was interrupted by a delivery driver at around 6am but managed to get away.

He was described as a white male wearing black jogging bottoms, a black hooded top and black and white trainers.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw anything around the time of either incident to come forward.

They are reminding business owners to be vigilant and ensure their premises are secure at all times.

Anyone who saw anything or with information should contact police by calling 101, emailing 101@dc.police.uk or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.