Cigarettes worth thousands of pounds were stolen from a supermarket in Kings Langley.

Police were called to Spar at 2.30am on Friday after reports of a burglary where £7,000 worth of cigarettes were stolen.

Officers found the doors forced open and the cigarette shelves cleared. The shop was closed while investigations started.

Anyone with information in relation to the crime is asked to contact Dacorum’s Local Crime Unit via Hertfordshire Constabulary’s non-emergency number 101, citing crime reference D1/14/2597.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.