A GROUP of men with a crowbar were seen trying to break into an outbuilding at Salisbury District Hospital.

The incident was reported to police on Thursday, November 28 at around 4.50am.

A police spokesman said: "Three to four unknown males were seen trying to get into the brick built outbuilding with a crowbar causing unknown damage but were then challenged by staff before making off."

Anyone with information is asked to call Wiltshire Police on 101, quoting crime reference number 54190118019.

The day before (Wednesday, November 27), a purse was stolen from a rucksack which was under a table in an office in the hospital. Money and cards were taken. Anyone with information can call 101, quoting reference 54190117835.