A WARNING has been issued after burglars entered a property on which work was being carried out.

Police say the incident happened sometime between Saturday, September 28, and Wednesday, October 9, when unknown persons gained access to a property in Station Road, Chilbolton.

Building work was being carried out at the time of the burglary and since officers have offered advice to anyone who may be in a similar situation.

A statement from Hampshire Constabulary read: “If you are having works carried out to your property we recommend that you are always present to monitor who is entering your property.

“Burglars are opportunistic and will target properties that are soft targets.

“There are many steps that you can take to make your property a less attractive target - https://www.hampshire.police.uk/cp/crime-prevention/residential-burglary.”