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Investigation following Paignton shop burglary

The offenders ‘smashed the front door with a spade’

Police are investigating a burglary at the Spar shop in Kings Ash Road, Paignton, this morning [10 June].

Two offenders smashed the front door with a spade to get inside the shop sometime between 4.20am and 4.40am.

Once inside they broke into the cigarette counter and took a quantity of cigarettes, alcohol and Lottery tickets.

Police are investigating and seeking two suspects - a man and a woman. The man is aged 20-35 with short dark hair, wearing a tracksuit top and bottoms and trainers. The woman is described as aged 20-30 and wearing a Saltrock hoody and black baggy trousers.

Anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious or has information which could assist the police investigation is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by 101, quoting crime reference CR/051222/19.

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