NORTHWICH Police are urging people to make sure their homes are secure.

The call follows a number of burglaries in the area over the last 24 hours.

"Please remain vigilant and ensure that your property is correctly secured overnight," said a police spokesman.

"The offenders are targeting sheds and garages, so please ensure that all locks are used and that your alarms are set.

"Investigations into the offences are still ongoing."