Hit-and-run thieves steal alcohol from Somerfield
have stolen hundreds of pounds of alcohol from Somerfield supermarket
in Burnham-On-Sea during a daytime hit-and-run attack.
incident was seen by several RNLI crew members as they returned
to the town's lifeboat station in Pier Street, pictured above,
at around 4pm on Friday following a call-out.
eyewitness, who saw the whole incident unfold in front of his
eyes, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A green Vauxhall Cavalier
had been parked next to the emergency fire exit door at the back
of Somerfield (pictured right).
doors to the store suddenly flew open and two men with shopping
baskets full of bottles ran out.
jumped into the car, where a third man was waiting to drive them
away. They sped off down Marine Drive, going through a red traffic
light in the process.
managers from the store rushed out after them after the thieves
had set off the store's emergency alarms, but the men had long
gone by then."
of the men were in their early 20s and the third, who drove the
car, was believed to be in his early 30s with balding hair.
with information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111
- you do not have to give your name and could receive a reward.
Avon and Somerset Constabulary