Appeal following attempted break in at supermarket

Police have released CCTV images of the moment a man tried to smash his way into a Co-op store with

Police have released CCTV images of the moment a man tried to smash his way into a Co-op store with a hammer. - Credit: Archant

Police have released CCTV images of the moment a man tried to smash his way into a Co-op store with a hammer.

Police have released CCTV images of the moment a man tried to smash his way into a Co-op store with a hammer.

Officers were called at about 2.55am today (December 20) to reports of a burglar alarm sounding from the shop in High Street, Willingham.

When officers arrived the man had already left after failing to get inside.

DS Ashely Ryan said: "I am appealing for anyone who has information about this incident, potentially recognises the person from the clothing or witnessed any suspicious behaviour in the area to contact us as a matter of urgency.

"It's also believed he may have left the scene in a dark coloured hatchback car."

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 35/90687/19 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.