A football club has been broken in to and burgled resulting in a five-figure sum's worth of damage.

Aveley Football Club was broken into at around 1:30pm on Tuesday May 30 and numerous items were stolen including 40 footballs, an electronic scoreboard and a defibrillator.

Police have arrested three boys, aged 16 and 17, on suspicion of burglary and they have been released under investigation.

Police would now like to talk to Jack Eggleston-Clarke, 22, in relation to a burglary at Aveley Football Club.

He has connections to the Thurrock area and often goes  under the alias of Jack Clarke.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Paul Harrison at Grays police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.