Witness appeal after thieves smash window to break into house

Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary in Sompting in which thieves targeted cash, jewellery and wrist-watches.

Thursday, 29th December 2016, 1:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:12 pm
Thieves smashed a window to get into the house in Sompting on Friday (December 23)

Police said the thieves struck between 3pm and 9.30pm on Friday (December 23), crossing the rear garden before smashing a window to get into the house.

Investigator Tom Carpenter, of the West Sussex Priority Crime Team, said: “If you were in the Howard Road area at that time and saw or heard anything suspicious, we would like to talk to you.

“Please email [email protected] or phone 101 quoting serial 1405 of 23/12.

Alternatively witnesses can pass information online at https://sussex.police.uk/contact-us/response-to-appeal/ or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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