Detectives appeal for information after Essex house burglary

DETECTIVES are appealing for information and witnesses following a burglary in Howlett End, Wimbish.

Shortly before 9pm on April 30, burglars gained entry to a property through an insecure rear conservatory door, and stole a handbag containing a purse. The handbag and purse were recovered from the rear garden, but the suspects stole �20 from inside.

Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact the CID target team at Braintree on 0300 3334444, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.