Burglars who broke into a house stole a safe containing cash and documents.

Hertfordshire police believe the break in on Trowley Rise in Abbots Langley may have occurred between 6.15pm and 9.50pm on Sunday.

After searching the property, thieves made off with a secure container with valuables inside.

Police enquiries continue.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/55259/18 or report information online at www.herts.police.uk/report

Alternatively, contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org