BURGLARS broke into a charity shop in Orford at the weekend.

The St Rocco’s Hospice branch on Longford Street was targeted during the break-in at some point on Friday night or Saturday morning.

It is believed that a safe was taken by the offenders, although no cash had been left inside it.

Extensive damage was also caused inside the store.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “Officers received a report of a break-in at charity shop on Longford Street overnight on Friday, January 17.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish whether anything has been taken.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact the force on 101, quoting incident number IML614933, or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.