A man has been arrested and charged for trying to break into cars at a livestock auction on Exmoor.

The man was found to be "interfering" with vehicles at Exmoor Farmers Livestock Auctions at Cutcombe Market, Wheddon Cross near Minehead.

It's the second attempted theft at a market in the area this week.

Police have thanked local farmers for their "great help" in identifying and reporting the man.

They are also reminding farmers at markets in particular to lock cars, to take valuable belongings with them on leaving the car and to keep a lookout for suspicious people.

Avon and Somerset Police Rural Crime Unit shared on Twitter: "Male arrested for interfering with motor vehicles at Cutcombe Market and charged to court.

"Great work by local farmers and police.

"Lock vehicles, take valuables with you.

"Second vehicle attack this week at a market.

"[Keep] eyes open and report suspicion."