Police are appealing for information after two break-ins in Wem.

The first happened between 2.10pm on Saturday, July 1 and 1.30pm on Saturday, July 8, at a house in Noble Street.

A detached garage in the garden of the property was entered and several items were stolen.

Anyone who remembers seeing anything suspicious in the vicinity or who has information which they believe could help the police is asked to call 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111 quoting incident reference number 0520S 080717.

The second break-in occured between midnight on Tuesday, June 20 and Thursday, July 13.

In this case a tool was used to break the lock on a garage at a farm in Ellesmere Road, and gain entry.

A pedal bike was stolen.

Information on this incident can also be given via the numbers detailed above quoting 0541S 130717.