A HOLDALL stuffed with cash, computers, jewellery and other valuables was stolen from outside a flat.

Police are investigating the theft of the holdall which was left outside the front of a flat at John Kavenagh Court, Magdalen Street, Colchester.

It was taken between 11am and noon on Tuesday, April 1.

A  spokesman for Essex Police said: "The bag contained a three-figure sum of cash, Sony laptop, Acer laptop, jewellery, clothes and a Rotary watch.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Shane Wills at Colchester police station on 101.