POLICE were called to a supermarket at Culcheth near Warrington early today after reports of a break-in.
They discovered a burglary had taken place at around 3am at Sainsbury’s on Common Lane in Warrington.
The store had been broken into and a substantial amount of cigarettes and alcohol stolen.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information about the incident should call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting IML 260011, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The store was unable to open at the usual time of 8am but is expected to open later this morning.
Two similar raids have taken place at Sainsbury’s in Lymm in recent weeks.