A till has been stolen from a charity shop in Welwyn Garden City after  offenders forced entry into the property.

The incident occurred between 4am and 5am on Wednesday, September 27, at Isabel Hospice in Hall Grove.

It was reported that offenders forced entry to one of the rooms, removed a cash till and left the scene.

Shortly afterwards the till was found by officers in the alleyway running towards Archers Ride, and it remained locked and closed.

PC Joshua Fice, investigating, said: "Our enquiries are continuing, and I am appealing for anyone with information to please come forward.

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"Did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time, or have any CCTV footage available? Please email me directly at joshua.fice@herts.police.uk if you have any information which could assist our investigation, no matter how small or insignificant you think it may be."

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 41/77225/23.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.