THIEVES have reportedly smashed a car window outside a pub and stolen a horse saddle.

The damage took place between 4.30pm and 7.30pm on Friday, February 2, outside the Old Beams Inn on the A338, near Ringwood.

A car had had its rear window smashed and the pictured saddle was stolen.

It is a black 17.5 Utopia GP saddle and police say it had 54-inch Henry James leathers, black Avacello stirrups and had its Utopia saddle cover.

The saddle is also marked under the flaps with a unique stamp ending 2PW.

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Hampshire Police is trying to track down the stolen saddle and has appealed to the public for help.

A spokesperson for the force said: "If you come across the saddle or have any information relating to the incident, please contact 101 and quote 44240049175."