BURGLARS have targeted a carpentry business this week, stealing expensive tools worth more than £1,000.

Police have appealed for witnesses following the burglary in Shorwell on Monday night.

An Isle of Wight police spokesperson said: "Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw a vehicle parked in the small car park at the bottom of Shorwell Shute, between 7.30pm on Monday, February 10 and 7.30am on Tuesday, February 11.

"Approximately £1,000 worth of items, including a Festool SDS cordless drill, a Dewalt cordless nail gun and a 100 volt Mafell jigsaw were stolen from a carpentry business.

"In addition, please let us know if anyone offers you items of this description for sale in suspicious circumstances."

Anyone with information can contact the West Wight rural police team on 101, quoting 44200052924.