Thieves ram-raid Wirral Tesco Express store to steal cash

Tesco Express Image copyright Google
Image caption The supermarket was targeted on Saturday evening when staff were cashing up

A gang smashed through the front of a Wirral supermarket with a car and stole a "large quantity" of cash.

Staff at Tesco Express, Mill Park Drive, were cashing up at about 23:15 BST on Saturday when a black Vauxhall Corsa reversed into the metal shutters.

Officers said three men took money from a self-service till and drove off in the direction of Hooton, Cheshire.

No one was injured, but "considerable damage" was caused.

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