Masked men steal cigarettes and meat in raid on Sheffield supermarket

A gang of masked men armed with crowbars broke into a Sheffield supermarket and stole cigarettes and meat.

An eyewitness said the Co-op store, Manor Park, was targeted by thieves at around 2am on Tuesday.

The entrance to the store was damaged in the break-in.

The entrance to the store was damaged in the break-in.

The man, who did not want to be named, said the gang all wore jumpsuits and face masks.

READ MORE: Government tells Sheffield City Region leaders to ‘get on’ with devolution in South Yorkshire

He said one wore an ‘anonymous mask’ and they used crowbards to break in through the store's entrance.

They then stole meat, dog food and cigarettes before escaping in a white Volkswagen car.

READ MORE: Championship clubs express ‘grave concern’ over EFL broadcasting rights deal with Sky

The Star has contacted South Yorkshire Police for more information and is awaiting a response.

READ MORE: Driver's lucky escape after car crashes through fence in wet and icy conditions on Woodhead Pass

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.