Police have received reports of a thief stealing from vehicles in a village near Swindon.

The force released three CCTV images of a suspect they would like to identify in connection with these alleged crimes in Purton.

A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said: "Do you recognise this man?

"We would like to speak to him in connection with theft from vehicles in the Purton area.

"If this is you, or you recognise the man in the image, please contact us on 101 quoting reference number 54240073194."

Advice on the Wiltshire Police website offers various ways that drivers can keep their vehicles secure.

Lock your vehicle, keep the keys safe, be aware of carjackers, park responsibly by avoiding dark and secluded areas, watch out for illegal tow trucks, fit good in-car security locks, double-check electronic locking manually before walking away, check that your newly-bought vehicle has not been cloned, secure engine management diagnostic ports,