POLICE are appealing for information after cash and cigarettes were stolen from a newsagents in Wellington.

PCSO Steve Hill, who is stationed in Wellington, took to social media after thieves broke into Wellington Newsagents in Fore Street in the early hours of this morning (February 22.)

He said: "During the early hours of this morning Wellington Newsagents located on Fore Street, was broken into. Suspects smashed their way through the front door of the shop and took cash and cigarettes.

"If anyone is offered cigarettes for sale please be mindful where they might have come from.

"If anyone has any information about this burglary can they either contact myself or 101 quoting Niche 5219039180."