Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
A substantial quantity of tobacco has been stolen from an Offaly Cash and Carry.
Gardai are investigating the break in at Sean Glennon and Sons Cash and Carry in Birr in the early hours of this morning.
The burglary occurred between midnight and 3.50am.
Laois Offaly Crime Prevention Officer Sgt. Graham Kavanagh is appealing for witnesses: