Police are investigating a burglary at a jewellery shop in Eastbourne.

Officers were called around 8.45pm on Sunday (August 29) after the alarm had sounded at Special Things in Terminus Road.

Upon attendance, it was established that the premises had been broken into and a quantity of gold and diamond rings stolen from inside.

It is believed the suspect entered the building via an alleyway that runs between Bolton Road and Cornfield Road.

Officers investigating the matter are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area around that time, and may have seen any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1254 of 29/08. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.