Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves tried to steal construction equipment from a residential care home.

On Sunday a group of people trying to steal the equipment from the building site of the new council-run care home being built in Cloatley Crescent were interrupted.

The incident happened at around 3am and police are asking the public to help track them down.

Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area around that time should call Wiltshire Police on 101 and quote crime ref number 70377.