A DISTINCTIVE pearl ring was stolen along with cash in a burglary at an address in Burglary.

Police are appealing for help to find the distinctive piece of jewellery, which was taken from a property in The Street, Braintree, between 4.45pm and 6.45pm, on Saturday, December 16.

The crooks carried out a messy search before stealing cash, jewellery and the Filipino Kimi modo pearls set in a ring.

A pair of matching earrings was also taken.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Joanne Lewis at Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.