Burglars flee after being confronted by owners of Northampton newsagents

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Two men fled empty-handed after trying to steal cigarettes from a Northampton newsagents.

The men broke into Broadmead News in Broadmead Avenue, Abington sometime between 1.45am and 2.10am on Tuesday, March 18.

As they tried to steal cigarettes from the shop, they were disturbed by the owners and fled on a black motorbike.

Both men were wearing crash helmets.

Witnesses to this incident, or anyone with any information about it, can call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.