CROOKS stole jewellery worth more than £1,000 from a Colchester home.

The incident occurred at a house in Shrub End, Road between 7.20am and 5pm last Friday.

Thieves smashed their way into the home through a glass panel in the front door, stealing necklaces, rings and brooches.

Anyone with any information should contact DC Adele Brown at Colchester CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.