Police are warning residents to be vigilant after a man was spotted trying car door handles.

Officers were informed by a member of the public of some suspicious activity in Longridge, where a man was seen trying car door handles.

The incidents are believed to have taken place in Darwen Close and Mardale Road.

The police are now asking people to be vigilant and make sure vehicles and houses are locked and secured.

PC Paddy Bowdich from the Ribble Valley neighbourhood team said on Thursday (October 12): "A member of the public has approached police today to inform us about a male trying car door handles.

"This was in the Darwen Close area of Longridge in the early hours of this morning (Thursday).

"There has also been a recent report of similar activity in the area of Mardale Road, Longridge.

"Please be vigilant and make sure vehicles and houses are locked/secured.

"With valuable items not left in vehicles, unattended."

If you witness and suspicious activity, it can be reported on 101 or 999 in emergency.

Or reported online via the Lancashire Constabulary website.