A burglar flooded the home of an 84-year-old woman and stole jewellery including rings and chains from the house in East Grinstead.
Police have today (Friday June 12) released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to about the burglary, which happened on March 10.
The house in Campbell Crescent was broken into between 2pm and 3.15pm and gold and diamond rings, gold chains and two jewellery boxes were stolen.
When the woman returned home, she found the intruder had also deliberately blocked the kitchen sink and turned on the taps, flooding the room.
Detective constable Chris Merryfield-Day said: “We need the public’s help to identify and trace this man so we can speak to him about the burglary.
“The items stolen were of great sentimental value to the victim and we are determined to find whoever was responsible.
“If you know anything at all that could help us with the investigation, please get in touch.”
Anyone with information can email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting serial 950 of 10/03, call 101 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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