POLICE are investigating a string of ten burglaries committed in the space of six days.

Cash, bank cards and bikes are among items stolen from houses across Southwick and Shoreham between October 3 and October 9, with the offences happening in the late evenings or night time.

The force are now appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a house in Sandown Road, Southwick.

The incident happened between the hours of 11.15pm and 6am on October 4.

Detective Constable Jon Berisford, of Sussex Police, said: "Any witness or anyone with information is asked to contact us online or call 101 quoting serial 168 of 05/10.

"Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

"We also remind residents to continue to take proper security precautions overnight and to contact us via 999 if they see or hear anything suspicious."