POLICE are investigating a burglary in Margaretting where items including a Playstation, iPad, jewellery and rare toys were taken.

Suspects entered a premises in Maldon Road on Monday, July 14, a following a messy search took items including old fashioned fob watches, gold rings and a diamond heart shaped ring and necklaces. They have also taken rare boxed Dinky Toys, cars and lorries, some of which are worth a large sum of money due to their mint condition.

The thieves broke into a display cabinets and stole approximately 40 toys, of which about half are rare and valuable. They were collected over many years by the owner and also have sentimental value.

Anyone who has any information about the location of the items, or who was responsible is urged to contact Pc Carley Parodi at Chelmsford CID on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.