Cash, jewellery and electrical items were stolen during a burglary in Witham.

Police would like to speak to Robert Davanzo, 23, in connection with the incident, which took place in Maltings Lane, Witham, at 11.15am on Friday, January 5.

Two men are thought to have broken in to a property, and conducted a messy search inside.

A passerby noticed the suspicious activity and was threatened with a bottle of liquid as the suspects left the building and drove off.

They made off with cash, jewellery and some electricals.

Davanzo is described as 6ft tall and has links to Halstead and Braintree.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.