Co-op store’s window smashed as burglars steal cash box

Police have released a series of pictures after a break-in at a Cambridgeshire village supermarket last night (July 11). The Co-op Food store in Cottenham village suffered a smashed window on Sunday, July 11 as burglars took off with a cash box from the premises. The food shop on the High Street in the South Cambridgeshire village was broken into at roughly 8.30pm yesterday evening.

: Cambs Police post ‘hilarious’ plea to locals ahead of Euro 2020 final According to police, more than one person was involved in the incident. After breaking the glass shop front and taking a cash box, the burglars apparently drove off by car towards Willingham.

The incident was reported to the police at 1.40am this morning (July 12). No arrests have been made and an investigation is ongoing. Police are now appealing for any information from local residents.

In a post on Facebook police said: “If you saw or heard anything at around 8:30pm please let us know, any information you have could prove vital to our investigation. “You’ll be seeing us around the village over the coming days while we continue our investigations.”

The shop glass was broken before burglars took off with a cash box

Anyone with information regarding this should call police on 101 quoting 35/45253/21 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Sadly this is not the first time the local Co-op Food shop was broken into. On April 3 this year the same shop suffered significant damage to the door, shop front, and signage after a raid in the early hours of the morning. The offenders stole a cash machine before leaving it in a truck that they then abandoned.

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