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Monday, 24 November 2014

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Cigarettes worth £10k stolen in shop raid

Criminals have stolen more than £10,000 worth of cigarettes from a store in Dumfries and Galloway.

The raid took place after they broke into the Co-op on Butts Street, Annan.

Police have now warned businesses to watch out for the risk of break-ins at their premises.

The crime took place at around 2.20am on Monday, June 23, and was over within a few minutes. The estimated value of the cigarettes stolen is £10-15,000.

A similar break-in took place at the Co-op in Douglas, Lanarkshire, a few hours later that morning and cigarettes were also stolen in this raid.

Anyone with any information can contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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