Police investigate supermarket burglary

POLICE are appealing for information after an ATM machine was stolen during a burglary at a Carnforth supermarket.

Around 6.20am on Monday 20th January 2014, staff at Booths supermarket on Scotland Road contacted police to report that they had been broken into and the internal ATM had been stolen overnight.

An investigation has commenced and police are appealing for witnesses who can provide any information about the offence.

It is believed that two people are responsible for carrying out the burglary and they are known to have been in the Carnforth area from around 1am to 4.30am on the morning of the offence.

Detective Sergeant Mark Stephens Lancaster and Morecambe CID said: “It is possible that the offenders have been in the area prior to 1am and I would ask members of the public if they have seen any suspicious activity overnight 19th/20th January 2014 in Carnforth to contact police.

“The offenders were wearing hoodies with their faces covered, possibly with scarves. It is believed that they left the scene in a light coloured Volvo estate.

“If anyone has any information about this offence, it is requested that they contact Lancashire Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting log number LC-20140120-0143.