LOCAL police have issued a warning after a spate of daylight break-ins. 

Residents of Ayr, Minishant, Maybole and Girvan have been urged to look out for suspicious activity. 

It's believed that a vehicle is being used as part of the burglaries.

South Ayrshire Police division issued the online appeal on Facebook. 

In the statement they said:"We are urging residents of Ayr, Minishant, Maybole and Girvan and all of our residents to be vigilant after the break-ins occurred during daytime hours.

"DS Jane Hogg said, “We know that a vehicle was used in the commission of these break-ins and we would ask that you report any suspicious activity seen in these areas”.

Anyone with information that could assist the enquiries can contact Detective Sergeant Jane Hogg, of Ayr Criminal Investigation Department by calling on 101. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity CRIME STOPPERS on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be maintained."