Police Appeal For Witnesses to Cotswold Stores Break-in

Press release issued by Gloucestershire Constabulary

Break in at store in Northleach, Cotswolds

Officers are appealing for information after a group of men forced entry to a shop in Northleach, Cotswolds in the early hours of this morning, Monday 14 August. 

Police were called at around 1am to Market Place with a report four men were seen breaking into a shop.

It is believed that they travelled to and from the scene in a dark-coloured Audi and investigating officers are keen to hear from anyone who has dashcam footage of the vehicle involved.

After entry was gained to the premises an unsuccessful attempt was made to access the ATM. Tobacco was stolen before the group then fled a few minutes later in the Audi at speed in the direction of West End.

Police attended however the suspects were not located and no arrests have been made at this stage.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw what took place, the vehicle involved, or who has any other information which could assist the ongoing investigation.

You can provide information to police online by completing the following form and quoting incident 13 of 14 August: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/

Did you know you can report information anonymously through the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers? Reporting is completely anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to £1000. You can call 0800 555 111 or report information online. More information can be found here: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously