Money and cigarettes stolen during burglary at Mansfield newsagents

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CASH and cigarettes have been stolen during a burglary at a Mansfield newsagents.

McCullens Local , in Southwell Road West, was broken into via a back door at 2am on Friday morning.

A spokesman from Nottinghamshire Police said the culprits had also unsuccessfully attempted to remove an ATM cash machine outside the store.

The men, who were all wearing dark clothing with their faces covered, fled the scene over the back of Southwell Road West, in the direction of the racecourse.

The burglary is being linked to a report of a black van that had been abandoned in Ryedale Road at about 1.30am. The vehicle had gone from the street by about 8am.

Anyone with information should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 2111.