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Appeal after thieves break into shop in the night and steal vapes, alcohol and laptop

Police want information to help track down two robbers who forced entry into a shop in the middle of the night and took vapes, alcohol and a laptop.

The Spar shop on Cape Avenue was broken into at midnight. Photo: Google Street Map

Staffordshire Police is appealing for help identifying the two people who forced their way into the Spar shop on Cape Avenue in Western Downs in Stafford around midnight on Tuesday.

The two people stole a number of items, including vapes, cigarettes and alcohol, as well as a laptop from inside the shop, before leaving around 1.15am on Wednesday.

They are described as two men dressed in black and wearing face coverings.

The force has asked for anyone with any information to get in touch by either calling 101 or using Live Chat on the Staffordshire Police website.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "We are appealing for information following a burglary at a business in Stafford.

"At midnight on Tuesday, October 3 two unknown offenders forced entry to the Spar shop on Cape Avenue, Western Downs, and stole various items including vapes, cigarettes and alcohol.

"They left the shop at around 1.15am today.

"The offenders also took a laptop from an office inside the shop. They are described as two men dressed in black and wearing face coverings.

"We are appealing to anyone that may have witnessed any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area at the time.

"If you have any information that could help us with our inquiries, call 101, quoting incident 77 of October 4, or message us using Live Chat on our website.

"To report anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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