Burglars who broke into a home in Merstham and stole jewellery, drove off in a valuable sports car.

The raiders forced their way into the home in Nutfield Road through French doors at the back of the house.

Inside, they swiped valuables and jewellery, including a Gucci watch.

They also found the keys to a blue Audi S5 convertible sports car, and stole that too.

The dark blue car's registration number is LA62 ASX.

The burglars struck between 11.20am and 12.40pm on Tuesday (February 25).

Appealing for help, a Surrey Police spokeswoman said: “The victim saw a man acting suspiciously near the property last week, and detectives would ask that person to make contact with them, or anyone who saw him, to provide information, as it could be vital to the investigation.”

She said: “Officers would like to speak with anyone who either saw anything suspicious in the area around the time the offence was committed, or who has seen the vehicle since it was stolen.”

Anyone with information should call Surrey Police on 101, quoting reference P14056075. Alternatively, people can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.