£8,000 cash stolen in Eastbourne burglary   

An Eastbourne home was burgled after two men offered to carry out work on the victim’s roof, according to police.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 4:34 pm

Police are appealing for witnesses to the burglary on May 14.

A spokesperson from Sussex Police said, “Two men, described as being aged in their 20s and driving a white Ford Transit van, visited an address in Homewood Close around 8.20am on Friday, May 14.

“They offered to carry out some work on the victim’s roof and agreed a price, which was paid in cash.”

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At some point during the morning the victim’s home was entered and £8,000 in cash was stolen, said police.

Both men left in a van at around 10.40am.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw two men or a white Ford Transit van in the area around that time, or who may have witnessed any other suspicious behaviour.

Call 101 quoting serial 441 of 14/05.