UPDATE: Police treating Domino's van crash as burglary

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WITH PICS AND VIDEO: A van crashed through the wall of a Nottnghamshire Domino's branch is being treated as a burglar, police have confirmed.

Officers were caled to reports of a vehicle which had crashed into a branch of Dominos Pizza in Sutton in Ashfield at around 3.20am this morning (July 1).

Police are controlling the crime scene.

Police are controlling the crime scene.

In our images, we show the van destroyed by fire with scorch marks rising up the wall of the takeaway.

The pizza delivery and takeaway is expected to be closed until further notice as extensive work will be required.

Nottinghamshire Police said: "We were called at 3.20am to reports of a van on fire which had crashed into the wall of Domino's on Station Road.

There are no persons injured and no arrests have been made, added the police.

The van caught fire and was burnt down to just the steel body before firefighters could extinguish the blaze.

The van caught fire and was burnt down to just the steel body before firefighters could extinguish the blaze.

"The incident is being investigated as a burglary and we are appealing for witnesses.

"The vehicle has been recovered."

Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue service confirmed they were called to the scene in the early hours of this morning.

A spokesman said: "At 3am this morning crews from Ashfield Fire Station were called to reports of a van on fire and then we requested the attendance of the police.

The crime scene is still cordoned off on Station Road, Sutton.

The crime scene is still cordoned off on Station Road, Sutton.

"The fire was out by half past three."

A spokesperson for Domino's Pizza Group said: "We are supporting police with their investigation."

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Our images show the destruction left by a van smashing into Dominos Pizza.

Our images show the destruction left by a van smashing into Dominos Pizza.

The van also left a huge hole in the side of the takeaway, leaving rumbled brickwork across the pavement.

The van also left a huge hole in the side of the takeaway, leaving rumbled brickwork across the pavement.

The store will be closed until further notice.

The store will be closed until further notice.

Pictures by the Chad

Pictures by the Chad

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