Police are appealing for information after thieves stole an Acer laptop, two digital cameras and a four-figured sum of cash from a house in Witham. 

Glass was smashed in a patio door between 8.40am and 12.45pm on Wednesday at a house in Mortimer Way, Witham. 

The thieves also took jewellery, watches and sunglasses. 

Anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area between those times is asked to contact Pc Victoria Butler at Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.