Thieves forced their way into a house in Southend and stole cash and jewellery.

Police would like to speak to a man in connection with the burglary in Woodgrange Drive at around 2.30pm on Tuesday July 24.

CCTV footage released of the man shows him to have brown hair and a tattoo on his right arm.

He was wearing a grey t shirt, black shorts and white trainers.

Anyone with information about the identity of the man is asked to contact Southend CID on 101, quoting reference 42/106220/18.

Information can also be given completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at