Asda and pharmacy broken into as police launch investigation

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Two burglaries were carried out in Torbay during the early hours of this morning (Wednesday, June 19). Investigating officers from Devon and Cornwall Police are now appealing for information from the public.

The first burglary took place at a pharmacy in Churchill Court, Brixham, at around 1.25am. It is reported that suspects caused damage to gain entry before a male left with a quantity of controlled drugs.

Then, at around 5.15am, the Asda store at Borough Close, Paignton, was burgled. Three males are believed to have entered the store and taken cigarettes and alcohol before leaving the scene.

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Devon and Cornwall Police said: "An investigation has been launched by detectives in South Devon and enquiries into both matters are ongoing.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via our website here quoting log 113 of 19 June for the Paignton incident and log 51 of the same date for Brixham."