Police in Salisbury have received "concerning" reports of people's doors "being tried" by potential burglars.

Wiltshire Police says these incidents may be linked to criminals looking to break into domestic properties.

It comes after officers responded to a spate of burglaries in Bishopdown during the bank holiday weekend, which resulted in bikes being stolen.

Following the reports, which officers described as "concerning", Wiltshire Police are holding two drop-in sessions this afternoon (Tuesday May 4) to warn members of the public.

At 12.30pm there will be a one-hour session at the Coop branch in Old Sarum where police will issue security advice and answer questions on how to make homes more secure.

A Bike Register It event will be held at 1.45pm at Barrington Road in Bishopdown to mark bicycles and log them onto the National Cycle database.

This will make it much easier to return stolen bicycles to their rightful owners, a spokesperson for the force said.

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