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Alcohol Stolen In Portland Co Op Raid


9:01am 5th September 2013

The Co Op in Easton Square on Portland's been burgled.

Thieves broke in around 3.20am this morning and stole a large amount of alcohol.

They made off at speed in a turquoise coloured Vauxhall Corsa.

Police believe it was a planned attack.

Detective Constable Tom Isaac, of Weymouth and Portland CID, said: "I am appealing to anyone who may have information about this burglary, or saw any suspicious behaviour prior to or after the incident to come forward.

"This appears to have been a planned attack on this store, and the offenders have made off with a substantial amount of alcohol.

"It is believed the thieves got into a turquoise coloured Vauxhall Corsa after committing this crime, and the car is believed to have driven off at speed past Jubilee Hall.

"I am keen to hear from anyone who may have information about this vehicle or those involved.

"It is also possible members of the public may be offered bottles of alcohol in strange circumstances at unusually low prices, and if this happens, we would like to hear from you."

No arrests have been made.

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 04:51. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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