Police at Hythe in Hampshire are investigating after 17 beach huts were broken into or damaged shortly before Christmas.
Between 2pm Saturday and 8am Sunday, December 22 and 23, thieves cut off padlocks and broke into the huts. Cutlery, gas cylinders and tea towels were stolen.
Police want to hear from anyone who noticed vehicles parked in the area of Calshot Beach at the time.
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