A ROLEX and cash haul was stolen during a burglary in Shrivenham, near Faringdon, yesterday, police say.

The incident in Fairthorne Way took place between 10.30am and 8.30pm, after the offenders gained access to the property via patio doors.

Once inside, the offenders conducted a messy search and stole the expensive watch and an unknown quantity of cash.

Thames Valley Police is asking potential witnesses to call 101, quoting reference 43180386092. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.