Thieves smashed their way into a home before stealing £600 of electronics and cash.

The buglary happened in Coldnailhurst Avenue, Braintree, between 8.30pm last Thursday and 3am the following morning.

A television, computer and cash, worth a combined £600, were stolen.

Some £200 of damage was also caused to a rear door, which had been smashed.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.