Early morning raid at Tetbury Tesco filling station

Early morning raid at Tetbury filling station

Early morning raid at Tetbury filling station

First published in Cotswolds news by

THIEVES have broken into a petrol station in Tetbury in the early hours of this morning.

The Tesco filling station on the A433 London Road was broken into at around 3.30am today.

A night manager, who was in the main store at the time, was alerted to the break-in after an alarm sounded.

As he walked across to the forecourt, he saw a white Mercedes Sprinter or Ford Transit van leaving at high speed.

It is believed that after forcing entry to the store, the burglars stole cigarettes from behind the counter. A smoke screen is reported to have been activated by the alarm.

No staff member was inside at the time of the break-in.

The area has been cordoned off by police while investigations are carried out.

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