POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a spate of burglaries in and around Winchester.

Between 7pm on February 7 and 1.30pm on February 12 an attempt was made to gain entry into a house on Grange Park in Northington, near Alresford.

A week later entry was forced in to a house on Worthy Road, Winchester, between 8.15am and 6pm on February 15, with three watches and a selection of jewellery taken.

The third, in Itchen Abbas, took place between 2pm on February 14 and 4pm on February 16 at a property on Main Road where cash and jewellery was stolen.

Anyone with any information on any of the incidents should contact PC Jasmine Connolly at Winchester Police Station by calling 101.