POLICE are reminding residents to be vigilant after a bag was stolen from a car.

The victim left their handbag on the front seat of an unsecured car parked at a car boot sale.

On return it was found that the Fossil Tan Leather cross body strap bag had been stolen along with its contents, including an Apple IPhone 6s in rose gold.

A police spokesman said: "If you have information that you believe may be connected to this incident, please contact the police on 101, quoting the incident number given.

"Please remain vigilant around your area and report suspicious persons, vehicles or activity to the police."

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.