CROOKS escaped with jewellery and a Blackberry mobile phone after breaking into a house in Colchester at the weekend.

Burglars forced open a back window to get into the house in Errington Road.

It was the second burglary in the same street in a fortnight.

Cash and bank cards were taken from a house on October 28.

The latest incident happened between 3.30pm on Saturday and 1am today.

Police are appealing for witnesses.