POLICE have launched an appeal after thieves broke into a convenience store in the early hours of yesterday morning, Thursday.

Raiders entered the McColls shop on Richmond Drive in Leigh around 1.30am and stole a quantity of cash and cigarettes.

Enquiries into the break-in are ongoing.

If you have any information about the incident, contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 109 of December 21, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.