POLICE are investigating a burglary where £30,000 worth of coins were stolen.

Officers were called to the residential address in Old Mead Lane, Henham, near Bishop's Stortford following a burglary which had taken place between 6:30pm and 10:40pm on November 3.

The suspects forced open an upstairs window before stealing a number of items including jewellery and South African Krugerrand coins. The value of the stolen property is about £30,000.

The suspects left behind a scaffolding pole and a pickaxe.

The force is now appealing to anyone who may have witnessed something suspicious in the area or have any information which could assist with this investigation to get in contact. 

A spokesman said: “If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.”

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, between 10am-9pm.

“Visit essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

“Alternatively, you can call us on 101. In an emergency always call 999.

“If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 42/271796/22 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible.”