Residents are being warned to keep bikes out of sight and lock up garages and sheds following a number of reports of bikes being stolen.

Police have also received a call about reports of four or five young men trying car doors in the same area. Patrols have now been increased in Abbey Meads and advice packs have been delivered to houses in the roads affected.

If you see anything suspicious call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.