Police are investigating the theft of a vehicle from Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint, which happened overnight between Thursday 16th August and the early hours of Friday 17th.
The Grey Skoda Fabia GV59RXJ has not been found.
This incident has been linked to the theft of a BMW from Hove where a property was broken into and the vehicle stolen along with electrical items and money.
The BMW was located on the morning of the 17th abandoned in Hurstpierpiont having been in a collision.
At 6.30am on the 17th Police were notified that a property in Hurstpierpoint near to where the BMW was recovered, had also been broken into and similar items had been taken, including the Grey Skoda Fabia.
Any witness or anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting serial 0314 of 17/8. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.