Police are turning up the heat on thieves that broke into a Cornish bakery before stealing a delivery van over the weekend.

The offenders smashed a double-glazed door to get inside Portreath Bakery in Wilson Way, Pool, sometime between 3pm on Saturday (October 10) and 10.10am the next day.

They stole food from the bakery before its van that was parked outside.

Now police are asking people to report any sightings of the van around that time.

The van is a white Mercedes Sprinter with the registration WN62 XXE.

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A police spokesperson said: "Police are investigating and appealing to the public to look out for the stolen van and report any sightings to them.

"Anyone who can assist police is asked to contact 101@dc.police.uk or telephone 101, quoting crime reference CR/085746/20."

Portreath Bakery also spoke of the theft on its Facebook page and asked people to help.

It said: "Portreath Bakery in Pool had a break in [on Saturday] causing damage and the bakery large white Mercedes van was stolen.

"The van is a chilled, freezer vehicle, white in colour. We do have CCTV."