Robbery at St Albans shop

19 January 2011, 17:32 | Updated: 19 January 2011, 17:34

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a burglary in WH Smith in St Albans last week.

The incident took place between 12.20am and 12.30am on Thursday, January 13 at the store in Market Place. The offender forced entry to the front door by breaking the window. Once inside he removed a large amount of boxes of cigarettes to the value of approximately £1000.
The offender then ran off along Upper Dagnall Street. He was said to be wearing a long dark coloured trench coat.
If you have any information which could help the investigation, please call PC Neil Pugh via the non-emergency number on 0845 33 00 222. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, on 0800 555 111.