Police investigating two break-ins in Ridgewell have issued an e-fit of a man they would like to trace.

The first burglary happened in Stambourne Road between midnight on April 26 and 2.10pm on April 30. 

Ornaments, cutlery and a petrol hedge trimmer were taken.

The second happened in the same road between midnight on April 29 and 4.15pm on May 7.

Details of the items missing are still being collated by the owner.

A man was seen acting suspiciously in the road on April 30.

If you recognise him please call PC Victoria Butler at Braintree CID on Essex Police 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.