Cleveland Police are appealing for information after thieves used a ram to break into a vape store.

The culprits arrived at the store on Queens Meadow Business Park at 2.50am on Tuesday in a white van.

They then used a ram to smash past the shutters and get into the shop.

A number of vapes were stolen from the store.

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Anyone who may have information regarding those responsible or the whereabouts of the stolen items is asked to contact Hartlepool CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 130661.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously online at or by calling 0800 555 111.