Thieves steal cigarettes and alcohol in Leyland newsagent raid

Police have launched an investigation after thieves raided a newsagents in Leyland overnight.

Wednesday, 5th April 2017, 7:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:51 pm
The men stole cigarettes and alcohol before making off from the scene.
Pic: Googlemaps
The men stole cigarettes and alcohol before making off from the scene. Pic: Googlemaps

Two men targeted McColls newsagents on Royal Avenue at around 2.15am on April 5, say police.

The men stole cigarettes and alcohol before making off from the scene.

Force Incident Manager Steve Bradshaw said: "We were alerted to a break-in at a newsagents in Leyland after an alarm sounded.

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"Officers attended and saw two men making off from the scene.

"A search of the area was carried out but so far we have been unable to find the men."

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the police on 101 quoting log number 62 of April 5, 2017.