Masked offenders broke into the Co-op store in Loxley, Werrington, at 4.30am on Thursday, October 11, before stealing cigarettes and tobacco. It followed a previous burglary at the store between 3.45am and 4.25am on Friday, October 5. Cigarettes were also taken during that incident. Police are linking the burglaries and have now released CCTV images in a bid to trace the offenders. Detective Constable Nina Masterson, investigating, said: I would urge people to take a look at the CCTV images to see if they recognise any of the people. Although most of their faces are covered, they are wearing distinctive clothing. INFORMATION: Call DC Masterson on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.