POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary in the Brighton Hill area today.

Officers were called to a house in Britten Road, where the incident took place at around 1am (Saturday 14 April).

A silver Vauxhall Astra was spotted by officers at the scene, which then sped away.

The car was later found abandoned after it hit a tree on Gershwin Road, at the junction with Brighton Way.  

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44180135045.