POLICE are urging people to ensure their cars are locked after a theft from an insecure vehicle in Deeside.

North Wales Police's Community Safety team said personal items, including a purse and bank cards stolen, were stolen from a vehicle overnight on May 31.

The incident occurred outside an address on Shotton Lane in Shotton, and police are urging people to vigilant of and protect property from "unscrupulous thieves" who are "always on the look out to steal".