CALLOUS thieves have stolen a safe from a charity shop based at a waste recycling centre near High Wycombe.

Burglars broke into the South Bucks Hospice shop at High Heavens recycling centre on Clay Lane, Booker, between 5.50pm on Sunday, June 1 and 8.15pm on Monday, June 2.

The culprits entered the industrial unit area and broke through a side window of the store before stealing a safe containing cash.

South Bucks Hospice runs the store to take items that would otherwise be recycled, re-condition them and sell them on to raise money for the charity.

If you have any information, please contact PC Stephen Howells from High Wycombe police station, via the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111