RESIDENTS have been warned to be vigilant after a number of thefts from vehicles.

There have been break-ins in Golborne and Lowton in recent weeks with police saying vehicles in car parks have been "particularly susceptible" to these crimes.

Officers are warning people to ensure their vehicles are locked and to not leave any valuables on display.

If you have any information contact police on 101 or the indepedent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.