POLICE have issued a plea to residents in rural areas of Wrexham county to be vigilant after a spate of burglaries.

In a tweet from the North Wales Police Wrexham Rural account, a spokesman said: "NWP would like to make residents aware that there has been a spate of burglaries in the Willington and Hanmer area.

"Please be vigilant and call 101 with anything suspicious.

"Any information is greatly appreciated."