Police are appealing for information and witnesses as thieves broke into a Co-op in Croxley Green.
The store on New Road, has been prone to thefts in recent months, the latest occurring on Monday, January 21 at around 2.44am.
Offender(s) entered the rear car park by the alleyway adjacent to the shop and then forced the rear shutter to enter the building, whilst setting off the alarm.
The offender(s) then forced the cigarette display open and stole a significant amount of cigarettes and tobacco. They then fled from the shop towards the Dickinson Square/Avenue area.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Three Rivers Local Crime Unit via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference number 41/6556/19. You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their online form visit crimestoppers-uk.org