POLICE have released an image of two men they would like to speak to after £2,000 of building materials were stolen.

Officers were called to Shipley Bridge Lane, Copthorne, after two men were disturbed during a burglary.

The owner found the men in the property at around 6am on Friday, May 6.

They drove off in a white flatbed Inveco van with the registration GN07 KNJ and a sign on the rear, which officers say was spelt either “PHILAMAR” or “PHILMAR”.

A separate sign on the back of the van read “plant and machinery”.

Sussex Police say checks on the vehicle showed there is no registered owner.

One of the suspects is white, slim with facial hair.

He was wearing a green hoody, a dark baseball cap, jogging bottoms, black socks and white trainers with blue detailing.

The other suspect is white, of large build and clean shaven. He was wearing a blue hoody, black jogging bottoms and white trainers.

A spokesman for the force said: “Anyone with any information which can help the investigation is urged to report online, or call 101, quoting serial 190 of 06/05.”