DISTINCTIVE jewellery was stolen during a burglary in broad daylight.

Raiders broke into a house in Gurdon Road, Colchester, last Tuesday between 11.20am and 12.40pm.

They stole various items of jewellery including necklaces, a pendant, bangles and a bracelet.

Police want to speak to anybody who saw people acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the burglary, who has been offered any of the items for sale.

Anyone with information should call Det Con Mark Peacock at Colchester CID on 101 quoting reference 42/78644/18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at Crimestoppers-uk.org