POLICE are investigating a suspected burglary at Boot pharmacy in Newton Aycliffe.

A Durham Police spokespersons said: "Police received reports of an alarm activation at Boots on Beveridge Way, Newton Aycliffe, this morning at around 4.45am.

"On attendance, officers found that a glass door had been smashed.

"A male suspect is believed to have forced entry and taken a number of items before fleeing the scene.

"An investigation is ongoing."

Anyone with information should contact Durham Police on 101.