Police investigating after ram raid at Mansfield store

Building work is underway to repair the glass.
Building work is underway to repair the glass.

Nottinghamshire Police are investigating after a car was used to ram raid a Mansfield shop.

At around 12.30am this morning, August 28, a number of unknown offenders wearing balaclavas are believed to have placed wooden ramps in front of the main entrance of Currys PC World on Nottingham Road, and driven a red Renault Megane through the doors.

Photo sent in from reader Rhys Hughes.

Photo sent in from reader Rhys Hughes.

They are believed to have made off from the scene in a black car. Officers are working to establish what was stolen.

A cordon remains in place while detectives gather evidence and the car remains in the store while the building is made structurally safe.

Currys PC World has been contacted for a comment, but is yet to respond.

More to follow.

The shop remains closed to customers today.

The shop remains closed to customers today.

The car from the raid remains inside the building until it is structurally safe.

The car from the raid remains inside the building until it is structurally safe.