Cigarettes stolen following burglary in Syston

Issued on 3/1/19 at 4:10 p.m.

Incident number: 19000001547

Thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes were stolen following a burglary at a premises in Wanlip Road, Syston.

The incident happened at around 11.35pm yesterday (2 January) at the premises near the roundabout leading to Fosse Way.

Glass panels of a door had been smashed and thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes were found to have been stolen.

No-one else was in the building at the time of the incident and no injuries have been reported.

Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.

Detective Constable Claire Cobain said: “This incident happened late in the evening in an area where there are a number of properties. We are appealing to anyone who saw or heard anything which caused them concern to make contact with us if you have not already done so.

“Anyone who has any CCTV or dashcam footage from the area, or surrounding area, around the time of the incident is also urged to check this and to make contact if you have any information which could help us.”

If you have any information, call 101 quoting incident 19000001547.

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