KNIFE-WIELDING burglars threatened people before making off with mobile phones.

Two men forced their way into a house in Albert Road, Brightlingsea, at 11pm on Tuesday.

Armed with blades, they threatened the occupants.

They stole the phones and damage a television.

Both men had their faces covered.

Police want to identify the suspects and any witnesses or anyone with CCTV should call Det Sgt Dan Jeffries in Clacton CID on 101 quoting reference 42/100403/19.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at