A CROOK broke into a home and stole a wallet full of cash.

Police are investigating the burglary which happened on Tuesday in Sangster Court, Rayleigh.

A spokesman said: "A man entered a property via a window and took a wallet containing tens of pounds in cash and bank cards.

"They also took a pack of tobacco.

"He was described as white, in his mid-20s, 5ft 10in to 6ft tall, wearing a bright green t-shirt, black cap and cream shorts."

If anyone has any information or CCTV, call Southend CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/75049/20.

Information can also be given completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org.