THIEVES broke in to a house and then stole two bikes from a shed.

They broke in to the house in Fauners, Basildon between 8.30am and 5.30pm on Monday by forcing a back door.

They searched the house and then went in to the garden and broke in to the shed.

They took two pedal cycles and some jewellery from the house.

The owners still do not know the value of what was taken.

Anyone with information should contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.