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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 or by 101, quoting crime reference CR/051222/19.

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