Police are investigating after a convenience store was burgled in the early hours of this morning.

Rhayader's SPAR store on West Street was entered at around 3am this morning (Thursday) and attempts made to gain access to the cashpoint machine.

A black, five-door car, described as being similar to an Audi, with four occupants, was seen leaving the scene.

Anyone with information that could help officers with their investigation is asked to report it to police, quoting the reference 23001145648.

Police would especially like to hear from anyone in the area with any vehicle registration number plates missing.

Dyfed-Powys Police can be contacted either online at: https://bit.ly/DPPContactOnline, by emailing [email protected], or by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555111, or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org