Break in at Asda in Soham - four men forced their way in and stole cigarettes before leaving

PUBLISHED: 10:51 13 December 2017 | UPDATED: 10:51 13 December 2017

Four men forced their way into the Soham branch of Asda in Clay Street on Monday, stealing cigarettes before leaving the area.

Four men forced their way into the Soham branch of Asda in Clay Street on Monday, stealing cigarettes before leaving the area.

© Francis J Pullen 2014

Four men forced their way into the Soham branch of Asda on Monday, stealing cigarettes before leaving the area.

Police were contacted at 1.26am on December 11 with reports of burglary in Clay Street, Soham.

“Scenes of crime officers have attended and an investigation is ongoing,” said a police spokesman. “No arrests have been made.”

The burglary comes after two Littleport shops were targeted by burglars at the weekend.

The village’s branch of Costcutter was hit by ram-raiders on Saturday (December 9) before burglars targeted the Co-op store in the early hours of Monday morning (December 11).

Costcutter in Main Street was first to be hit, with three people stealing a cash machine after smashing into it in a car at around 11.15pm on Saturday. The shop was left with smashed windows and doors and a bollard outside was also knocked over.

Cigarettes were then stolen from the Co-op in Wisbech Road the following night after four people broke in at around 1.10am.

Anyone with information regarding the Soham incident should call police on 101 quoting CF0715911217 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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