POLICE are investigating after reports of a shocking burglary in Oswestry on Monday evening.

Reports on social media claim that an unidentified number of men turned up at a property in Cherry Tree Drive, at around 11.20pm, armed with a machete and a hammer, forcing their way inside.

West Mercia Police (WMP) have confirmed they are investigating the reports, and treating the incident as an aggravated burglary.

A spokesman for the police force confirmed that no arrests have been made and enquires are ongoing.

They said: “At around 11.20pm on Monday, September 6, 2021, WMP officers attended an address in Cherry Tree Drive, Oswestry, following a report of an aggravated burglary.

“No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing at this time.”