THIEVES stole thousands of pounds worth of jewellery and cash from a Colchester home.

Burglars ransacked the home, in Brinkley Lane, in Highwoods, and took £2,000 in cash and some jewellery.

The break-in occurred between 4.30pm and 7.15pm on Friday, February 7.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.