Police have seized "distinctive" horse tack and saddles worth a four-figure sum from a Southend home.

Sussex Police contacted Essex Police reporting the tack, suspected to be stolen, was being advertised for sale in the county leading the rural engagement team to attend an address in Southend on November 15.

A man has now been arrested and distinctive horse tack and saddles, worth a four-figure sum, were found at the address and recovered.


A 29 year-old man from Southend was arrested on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods.

He is on bail until January 15.

An Essex Police spokesman commented: "Enquiries are ongoing and we continue to liaise with Sussex Police who are investigating a theft from stable in East Sussex on November 3."