Police appeal after two thefts at Cottam Co-Op

Posted on - 31st January, 2022 - 10:39am | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Cottam Co-op Pic: Adaeze Abdullahi
Cash, alcohol and cigarettes were stolen from the Cottam Co-op. Pic: Adaeze Abdullahi

Police are investigating several burglaries involving the theft of alcohol and cash from a Co-Op shop in Cottam.


Around 1.05am on Saturday 29 January, a man entered the store and attempted to take cigarettes before leaving the scene on Merry Trees Lane in Cottam.

The same man returned a short time later, and alcohol was stolen.

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Around 4.25am, a second man entered the store and stole cash and alcohol.

The latest burglaries follow an incident earlier this month where staff were threatened with a machete and hammer in an armed robbery.

Anyone with information can contact police on 101, quoting log 0260 of 29 January.

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