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.