Men in black face masks smashed their way into an Oxfordshire shop to steal perfume and aftershave.

Thames Valley Police said at around 5.50am on Saturday the front door of a business on High Street, Thame, was smashed.

Thieves entered the shop and stole a number of perfume and aftershave items.

They then ran off down the alleyway next to the Co-op store that leads to a car park.

The three men are described as wearing black hooded tops and black face masks.

They were also carrying black bin bags.

Investigating officer PC Rebekah Kent, based at Thame police station, said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the early hours of Saturday morning to contact us.

"We believe that a black 4x4 vehicle may be involved in this offence so if you believe that you have any information that could assist with this investigation then please get in touch.

“You can contact us using the online form on our website or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43200364054.

"Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously via their website or on 0800 555 111.”