Cash and tobacco was taken from newsagents in Whiddon Valley area of Barnstaple.

Police are appealing for witnesses after cash was taken during a burglary at a Barnstaple newsagent.

Whiddon News in Coppice Close, Barnstaple was broken into through the back door overnight on August 30 and 31.

After making a search of the premises, offenders left with a substantial amount of cash and a quantity of tobacco.

Police are appealing for witnesses and would like to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious individuals or activity in and around the store at the time of the offence.

Anyone with information can contact 101 or email: quoting crime reference CR/060841/15.

Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.