OFFICERS are investigating reports of a burglary of a town supermarket.

Essex Police are looking into a reported burglary of Tesco in the Grove Shopping Centre in Witham.

Despite the break-in, Tesco opened as normal on Monday, however, according to reports from the community, the self-service tills were not operating.

It was also reported there was a heightened police presence around the shop on Monday morning, including both officers and dogs.

Police received reports of the burglary shortly before 3am in Monday and launched a probe following the event.

A spokesman said: “Our enquiries are ongoing, and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has information to get in touch.

“If you have any information, you can submit a report online at

“Please quote incident 101 of June 6.

“You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”