POWER tools were nabbed in a burglary in Lawn.

Thieves targeted the house on leafy Sandringham Road. The home is currently being renovated.

Police took to social media to appeal for any witnesses to the burglary to come forward.

On the Swindon South Police Facebook page, officers wrote: "A house in Lawn, Swindon, was broken into this week and we are appealing for witnesses.

"The incident happened between May 11 and 13. Ahouse, which is being renovated, was broken into in Sandringham Road and a number of items were stolen including power tools and batteries.

"If you saw anyone or anything suspicious over the weekend of May 11 to 13 in the area, please call 101 and quote crime reference number 54190046237."