A shop window was smashed as three men broke into a Crawley convenience store.
Residents heard a loud bang as crooks smashed their way into the store in Ifield Green at about 5.30am on Sunday (September 3).
Police said witnesses saw three men leaving the scene in a red vehicle with one carrying a big black bag. It is not clear if anything was stolen.
Anyone with any information is asked to report it online at https://sussex.police.uk/appealresponse or call 101 quoting serial 262 of 03/09.