THIEVES used a large paving slab to smash open the entrance to a Budgens store in Henfield before stealing goods on Sunday April 29.
The burglars made of with hundreds of pounds and a quantity of cigarettes at around 9.30pm.
It was reported to the police after a worker saw the damage the following morning.
Officers are appealing for information from anyone who may have heard or seen anything suspicious during the raid.
Serial ref. 426 29/04/12