Images of an elderly man’s stolen jewellery have been released by Essex Police.

The two rings are both seen with encrusted blue gemstones, one with a gold band and the another with a silver band.

They were taken during a burglary in High Road, North Weald, between noon and 1pm on Thursday, May 3.

The victim of the burglary is aged in his 70s and police are continuing to support him.

Reports of a burglary at a neighbouring property in Dukes Close, North Weald, were also received by officers at around the same time.

Police believe the suspects gained access to the addresses close to Kings Head Pub.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage is asked to call Loughton CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/54616/19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.