Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Rayleigh last week.

A four-figure sum of cash was stolen from ASK Italian on High Street after thieves forced open a rear door between 11.30pm Wednesday, February 12 and 6.30am Thursday, February 13.

Anyone who witnessed unusual activity on Bellingham Lane in the early hours of Thursday morning is urged to contact investigating officers at Rayleigh police station on 101.