Christmas presents stolen in burglary at home in Clacton

Police are investigating. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Police are investigating. Picture: LUCY TAYLOR

Police are investigating a burglary in Clacton where Christmas presents were stolen.

The incident happened at a home in Nien Oord, Clacton, sometime between 1.30pm and 3.45pm on Tuesday, December 19.

An Essex Police spokesman said that a house in the road was burgled, and a number of items including Christmas presents were stolen.

The spokesman added that jewellery and alcohol are also understood to have been taken by the suspects, who are unknown at this stage.

Investigating officers have confirmed that a messy search of the home was carried out, and entry was gained by smashing a window.

Anyone who witnessed any unusual activity in the area or who has any information which may help police officers in their investigation is asked to contact Essex Police on 101.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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