VANDALS smashed a window of a local convenience store to take boxes of cigarettes, police have confirmed. 

The front window of the Co-op store on The Square in Pangbourne -- which is west of Reading -- was broken in the early hours of this morning. 

Reading Chronicle:

Two police officers were spotted guarding the store, which had closed following the incident, at around 8.30am this morning. 

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Reading Chronicle:

A Thames Valley Police spokesperson said: “Thames Valley Police was called at around 3.10am today (2/9) to a report of a burglary at Co-op in The Square, Pangbourne.

“A quantity of cigarettes were taken.

“An investigation is ongoing.

“Anyone with information can call 101 or make a report online quoting reference 43210393489.”