BURGLARS stole hundreds of pounds of jewellery from a home in Great Wigborough.
The crooks forced open a rear door of the house in Colchester Road between 1.50pm and 3.20pm on Monday.
Goods stolen included Pandora bracelets, Tiffany jewellery and designer watches.
A red and brown leather combination lock vanity case was also taken.
Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area at the time is asked to contact Det Con Hannah Richardson at Colchester CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.