Follow Hampshire Constabulary

Appeal for witnesses to burglary at Lordshill Sainsbury's

Press release   •   Mar 20, 2019 08:19 GMT

We are appealing for witnesses to a commercial burglary which took place at Sainsbury’s in the Lordshill District Centre on Monday 18 March.

At around 6.30pm a group of men described as dressed in black and carrying crowbars entered the rear yard area of the store before forcing entry to cigarette cages.

A quantity of cigarettes was subsequently stolen.

The men then left the area in a car described as a silver Volvo.

Detective Sergeant Jamie Wiseman said: “We would like to talk to anyone who has information about this targeted incident, or who saw the men or the vehicle in the area at this time.

“There is a dedicated team in place investigating this incident and we believe we have located the vehicle involved in the offence.

“Our enquiries are very much on-going at this time.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190095119, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.