POLICE have raided properties in Evesham following a series of suitcase thefts from trains.

British Transport Police are investigating a number of thefts and bags and suitcases on the Cotswold Line.

On Thursday, March 30, officers obtained a search warrant to enter two properties in Evesham.

Items relating to the thefts were subsequently seized and police enquires to locate and arrest the offenders are ongoing as of 3pm on Monday, April 3.

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Evesham Journal: As of Monday, April 3, no arrests have been madeAs of Monday, April 3, no arrests have been made (Image: British Transport Police)

Previously, British Transport Police released CCTV images of two men who may have information that could help the investigation.

The appeal was launched following a series of thefts between Saturday, February 25, and Thursday, March 9.

On numerous occasions, men were seen on onboard CCTV stealing passenger property.

Each of the incidents happened between 3pm and 7pm on train services travelling along the Cotswold Line in and around the Evesham area.

The men would then leave the trains either at Evesham or neighbouring station, Honeybourne.

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Evesham Journal: Police are looking to speak with these men in relation to the theftsPolice are looking to speak with these men in relation to the thefts (Image: British Transport Police)

Anyone who recognises the men in the CCTV images is asked to contact British Transport Police by texting 61016 or by calling 0800 40 50 40 and quoting reference number 2300023472.

Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.