Appeal for witnesses following Worthing burglary

JEWELLERY and coins were stolen from a home in Worthing yesterday afternoon (Thursday, July 28).

Police were called to a property in Warren Road, at around 2.35pm after jewellery items and coins were taken in a burglary.

It is believed the offenders ran from the property after activating the burglar alarm.

The jewellery stolen include a red velvet heart shape box that contained costume jewellery, an 18ct gold diamond ring with a stone missing and an amethyst and diamond ring.

Two people were seen running from the property.

The first is described as a white female, aged 18 to 19 years, around 5ft 6in, of chubby build and long blondish coloured hair which was pulled back into a high ponytail.

She was wearing a pale blue t-shirt, dark blue shellsuit tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

The second is a white male, also aged 18 to 19 years, around 5ft 10in tall, very slim, with dark brown short hair.

He was wearing a plain white t-shirt, light fleece style jogging bottoms and trainers.

He was carrying a black draw string plimsoll bag.

Detective Constable Faye Satchwell-Bennett of West Sussex CID said: “We would like to urge anyone who was in the area and remembers seeing anyone matching these descriptions, or if anyone has any information about the jewellery, to please get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information should call 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 1062 of 28/07 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.