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Sentimental items stolen in Southend burglary
6:14pm Friday 27th April 2012 in Local News
A THIEF stole sentimental family items after breaking into a home in Southend.
The man forced his way into the property in Woodgrange Drive between 9.30am and midday on Friday <27> before leaving with several items of jewellery and small electrical goods.
Investigating officer Dc Reece Brent said: “Sentimental items of jewellery have been removed from the address and a camera containing keepsake photographs.
“This burglary has had a profound emotional effect upon the homeowner. We would urge people to invest in high-grade double-glazed doors.”
The thief is believed to be in his late 20s and is described as white but tanned, clean shaven, approximately 5ft 10ins tall.
He was wearing a dark sweatshirt with red and navy details, and was carrying a grey backpack.
Anyone with information in connection to the burglary is urged to contact detectives at Southend police station on 101.