Police are warning the public to be vigilant following are reports of vehicle thefts that have taken place in the car park for Northam Burrow Country Park.

Officers were notified at around noon on Wednesday that entry had been gained to a Peugeot 5008.

The window to the vehicle had been smashed and items, including a handbag, were taken from inside.

Shortly afterwards, cards that had been left in a purse inside of the bag, were used in shops in Northam town centre and Westward Ho!

A similar incident, at the same location, was also reported to police the following day (Thursday).

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area at the time or has any information is asked to contact police on 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting CR/079252/18.