POLICE have issued CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to as they investigate burglary attempts in a Somerset village.

The force said they received three reports of burglaries, or attempted burglaries, in Batcombe last month.

A spokesperson for the police said: “We are asking the public to contact us with any information that could help our enquiries into several burglary-related incidents in Batcombe, near Bruton, last month.

“We have received three reports of burglaries or attempted burglaries being carried out in the early hours of Wednesday 19 June.

“We have obtained CCTV showing two people who we are hoping someone can help us identify because we wish to speak to them in connection with our enquiries.

Police have issued this CCTV imagePolice have issued this CCTV image (Image: Avon and Somerset Police)

“The pair are described as male and wearing dark clothing.

“The neighbourhood team has been carrying out additional patrols since these incidents were reported to us.

“Witnesses, or anyone who recognises the two people we wish to identify, is asked to contact us online or on 101 quoting reference number 5224158341.

“To help protect your property, we advise people ensure doors and windows are locked when not at home, a burglar alarm is fitted and keys are kept in a secure place.”

More advice can be found on the police website at www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/crime-prevention-advice.