Hampton police have released CCTV footage appearing to show a man's attempt to unlock car doors this week on Gloucester Road in Hampton.

According to police reports the video footage was filmed on a camera that was attached to a residents doorbell at around 11pm on Wednesday (January 15).

The man is seen walking a small dog as he attempts to try and open cars by pulling on the door handle.

Hampton police are now asking the public for any information that can help to trace him.

Residents are advised to dial 999 and quote CRIS 0700607/20.