THIEVES broke into a primary school last night stealing a cash box.

The break-in happened at St Bernard’s RC Primary School in Wendover Drive, Ladybridge.

They smashed a window to get into the school foyer and escaped with a cash box containing a small amount of cash.

Police were informed just before 11pm last night.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police, said: “Two unknown offenders approached the front of the school and smashed a window to get into the foyer.”

Police are now appealing for witnesses as they do not have any CCTV footage or description of the thieves.

Anyone who can help should ring the police on 101 quoting log number 2368 5/12/16.