Three men wanted for burgling Co-op in West Mersea

Burglars broke into the Co-op in Barfield Road, West Mersea. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Burglars broke into the Co-op in Barfield Road, West Mersea. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for help from the public to catch three men wanted for burgling a Co-op.

The trio stole alcohol and cigarettes from the store in West Mersea.

Essex police were called to reports of a break-in at the Co-op in Barfield Road on Tuesday morning.

Officers established that a crowbar had been used to gain entry to the shop.

A force spokesman said: “We are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at the Co-op in Barfield Road, West Mersea, which happened just before 12.15am on Tuesday.


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“Three men broke in to the store by forcing open the doors, and stole cigarettes and alcohol from inside.

“They were dressed in dark clothing and it’s believed a crowbar was used to force open the doors.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Colchester police station on 101 quoting incident number 42/37757/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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