Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a flat in Brunswick Road, Worthing, at around 3am on Tuesday morning.
According to Sussex Police, the suspect was able to enter, or reach into the property, through a partially opened ground floor window, and steal a black handbag which contained bank cards and other personal items.
Detective constable Gavin Percival, of the West Sussex Priority Crime Team said: “I would be interested to hear from anyone who knows who is responsible for this theft or perhaps saw something suspicious.
“We also remind everyone to be extra vigilant at this time of the year and not to leave windows insecure, and to consider your general home security.”
Any witness or anyone with information is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org or to call 101 quoting serial 105 of 10/05.
Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-org.uk).
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