The police have confirmed they are investigating a report of theft from a vehicle in Marlow.

Whilst two 17-year-old boys were racing in the Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta their personal items were being stolen from their car parked on Lock Road.

Among the items taken were four suitcases with clothes, passports, wallets, money, laptops inside as well as backpacks filled with A-level work.

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The two boys are understood to be ‘totally shaken up' by the theft with police now appealing for witnesses.

A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: “I can confirm that Thames Valley Police has received a report of a theft from a vehicle that occurred on Saturday (July 31) in Lock Road.

“Enquiries into this are ongoing.

“Anyone with information can contact police by making a report online or calling 101, quoting reference 43210341698.”