A DETERMINED thief removed metal bars to gain access to a Bognor Regis town centre business.
The suspect smashed a window of the High Street premises and then removed the bars so they could get into the building.
An untidy search of the property was then made and police said a number of items were stolen.
The crime took place on April 23.
Anyone who was in the area and saw anything should call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 0198 of April 23.
Businesses are reminded to make sure they remove all cash and valuables overnight.