BURGLARS have smashed their way into a home in Truro threatening the owner and stealing a gold Rolex watch and several thousand pounds in cash.

Police are appealing for information after the three men broke in through the conservatory of the house on Chyvelah Vale near to Truro College at around 8pm on Friday, January 5, 2018.

One of the men threatened the occupant whilst the other two men carried out a further search.

The men are described as around 5ft 10ins to 6ft tall, one of which was of large build. All men were wearing face coverings and gloves.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 quoting CR/001606/18.

Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org