Burglars ram-raided the Co-op store in Chirk in the early hours of this morning.

Police are appealing for information after a stolen Skoda Yeti with four people inside reversed into the metal shutters of the store on Holyhead Road at 2.25am on Monday.

Three of the suspected got out of the car and entered the store, but left soon afterwards.

It is unclear at this stage if anything was stolen. 

The Leader:

Video and images by Craig Colville

Police have said that the Skoda had been stolen in Llangollen on Wednesday, July 18.

The Co-op store and its car park is currently closed to the public. 

Inspector Steve Owens said: "The offenders used a vehicle that had been stolen in Llangollen on July 18.

The Leader:

"They left the scene within minutes and headed towards Llangollen. The scene is now being managed by officers and CSI have attended.

A spokesperson for the Co-op said: "There was an incident at our Chirk store in the early hours of this morning when intruders entered the store.

"Extensive damage has been caused to the entrance and shutters, and we appeal for anyone with information to come forward to the Police, who are investigating.

"We apologise to the community for any inconvenience while the Co-op remains closed temporarily for essential repairs.

"It is too early to confirm what time the store will re-open.”

Anyone with information should contact us http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx quoting reference W102351.