POLICE are urging residents to secure their property overnight after reports of burglars forcing entry into properties in Haydock.

Officers say they received three reports of break-ins from the Haydock area.

It is believed that offenders forced entry into people's houses via patio doors.

Anyone with any information or who sees anything suspicions is urged to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or call 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.