THOUSANDS of pounds worth of cigarettes were stolen after two men broke into a parked lorry in Hampshire.

The incident took place at 7.35am on December 5 while the lorry was parked at the Southbound M3 Winchester service station.

A Volkswagen Passat approached before unknown men were seen to break into the lorry and steal boxes of cigarettes worth £3,000 from inside.

Police are now looking for the men captured by CCTV.

Anyone with information is being asked to call 101, quoting the crime reference number 44190437029.