Burglars steal cash box from village Co-op

Police are looking for three suspects after a burglary at the Co-op store in Cottenham

Police are on the hunt for three burglars who broke into the High Street Co-op store in Cottenham before fleeing with a cash box. - Credit: Facebook/@LocalCoOpMemberPioneer

Burglars broke into a village Co-op before fleeing with a cash box.  

Police were called to the store on High Street, Cottenham in the early hours of today (Monday) to reports of a burglary.  

A window is also thought to have been broken. 

A Cambridgeshire police spokesperson said: “We were called at 1.40am today to reports of a business burglary at the Co-op in High Street, Cottenham.   

“The suspects broke into the shop and stole a cash box before driving off in a car towards Willingham.   


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“No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing.”  

Police believe three people were involved, but it is unclear how much cash was stolen. 

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The Co-op had to delay its opening today. 

Ironically it closed early last night at 7.45pm to allow staff time to get home to watch the England Euro 2020 final.  

Anyone with more information should call police on 101 quoting 35/45253/21 or visit: https://www.cambs.police.uk/report/Report.  

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.  

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