POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an attempted burglary at an opticians.

The front door was kicked in at Barraclough and Stiles opticians, on Terminus Road, Eastbourne, between 8pm and 8.30pm on Tuesday.

The door splintered by police said thieves could not gain access to the premises. Anyone with information should call 101 quoting 1481 of 02/09.