A SERIES of attempted burglaries took place in the Chadwell St Mary area, on Wednesday 28 October.
Police are appealing for any witness who may have seen any suspicious behaviour in the early hours of the morning.
At around 2.30am a woman heard the computer console downstairs make a noise, in the morning she discovered that the TV was missing and a small amount of cash.
Damage was also caused to another two other properties with the marks found around the back-door handles.
A man described as in his 30s and wearing a black coat with a hood pulled up was seen walking away from one of the properties.
These incidents are being investigated as linked, and police would like to hear from anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage from the time. Please call 101 and ask for Grays CID, quoting reference number 42/176387/20 .
You can also contact the Crimestoppers charity 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org