Thieves tried to steal a camper van from someone's driveway in High Wycombe but were disturbed and fled the scene.

The Fiat Ducato camper van was parked on a driveway in Shelley Road at around 11pm on Saturday, November 13, when thieves tried to steal it.

Breaking into the vehicle, they damaged it. They tried to drive away in the camper van but were disturbed, so they fled in a white BMW.

They were apparently wearing dark clothes and balaclavas.

Police are investigating and want to hear from anyone who saw anything suspicious.

PC Bradley Gibbs, based at Wycombe police station, said: “I would like to appeal to anybody who may have been in the area and witnessed this attempted theft, or who has CCTV around the area to please get in touch.

“You can get in touch by either making a report online or by calling 101 quoting reference number 43210514347.

“Alternatively, for 100 per cent anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”