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UPDATE: Cigarette thieves strike in Longfield Co-op
A CIGARETTE burglary took place at a shop in Longfield on Sunday (Dec 1) evening.
The fag-happy criminals appear to have only stolen packs of smokes at the Co-op in Station Road.
No arrests have been made so far but the police are appealing for witnesses.
A Kent Police spokesman said: "We were called after 11.25pm on Sunday to a report of a burglary at a shop in Longfield.
"Patrols in the area attended shortly after receiving reports from the alarm company and found a glass panel from the sliding door forced in.
"It’s believed three offenders, all wearing hooded tops, left the scene in a silver VW Golf on Essex Road in the direction of Fawkham Road."
Investigating officer, PC Hollie Brown of Kent Police, said: "This appears to be a pre-planned burglary of a shop in which a number of packets of cigarettes were stolen and damage done to the shop front.
"I am appealing for witnesses to come forward to help with this investigation and specifically a woman who was seen walking past the shop just moments before the raid."
If anyone has any information, call PC Brown on 01474 366072 quoting reference XY/38963/13 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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