Burglars target Westgate Co-Op

Break-in at the Westgate Co-Op Photos John Horton

Police are investigating a burglary at the Co-Op supermarket in Westgate.

The store was targeted in the early hours of this morning (March 12) and cigarettes were stolen. The shop is currently closed.

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 3.15am today to a report of a burglary at the Co-op in Station Road, Westgate.

“It was reported that entry to the premises was gained by forcing open the front door and that a quantity of cigarettes was stolen from within.

“Officers attended and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

Anyone with information is urged to call the appeal line on 01843 222289 quoting reference 46/46612/19. Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555111.


  1. There’s a surprise! Pikey scum have been seen off from SG but leave their calling card!no brainier for local plod ,if they could be arsed!

    • Suggest you go and look. The travellers are still there and probably not responsible for this burglary at all. Where’s your evidence?

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