DOG leads, cash and a laptop were stolen during two burglaries on the same road.

The first break-in occurred in Addison Road, Hove, overnight between Friday September 3 and Saturday September 4.

A small brown handbag containing a driving licence, bank cards and cash was stolen.

A laptop was also taken from the address.

It is believed an intruder gained entry to the second property between 3.30am and 4am on Saturday September 4.

A bright yellow bag containing dog leads was stolen.

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Both residents reported finding the items missing from their home overnight.

Officers investigating the case have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the burglaries.

Police said the man is white with short, dark hair. He wore a black jacket and a black T-shirt with white writing, and grey jogging bottoms.

Detective Constable James Botting said: “These burglaries took place on the same night in the same road in Hove while residents were asleep.

“Burglary is a distressing crime so anyone with information or anyone who recognises the man in the images is urged to report online or call 101 and quote serial 480 of 04/09.”

The Argus: The break-ins occurred in Addison Road in Hove The break-ins occurred in Addison Road in Hove

Further advice for residents to protect themselves from burglary can be found on the Sussex Police website.