Tesco Express on Winchester Road, Barrowby Gate, has been forced to stay closed this morning after an overnight break-in.
A police spokesman said entry had been gained to the store just before 3am and £5,000 was stolen. Forensics officers were at the scene this morning.
Manager Mark Westcott said: “We were alerted to the break in overnight but can not give any other information at present.
“The store will be closed for the remainder of this morning but we should be open to the public by lunchtime.”
Anyone with information to call 101 quoting the incident number 42.