A POLICE investigation into a burglary at an Astley pub is underway.

Officers were called to The Old Boat House pub on Higher Green Lane on Friday, November 3 around 4am where they found entry into the building had been forced.

After police inspected the scene, it became clear money had been taken from the premises before the offender fled in an unknown direction.

If you have any information about the incident contact the police on 101 quoting incident number 265 of November 3, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.