Worthing home burgled while victim upstairs

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A laptop was stolen from a property in Worthing while the victim was upstairs, police have said.

An intruder entered a home in Melville Way at around 9.45am on Friday, December 30, a spokesperson said.

The victim was upstairs in the property when the incident took place and came down when he heard a bang, according to the spokesperson.

He found the television had been smashed and a silver Hewlett Packard laptop had been stolen, the spokesperson confirmed.

It is believed that the burglar entered the property through the front door, said the spokesperson.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1249 of 30/12.

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