LONG SUTTON: JCB used in aborted attempt to steal ATM machine from outside BP garage

PUBLISHED: 11:25 06 November 2008 | UPDATED: 08:42 02 June 2010

POLICE are appealing for information after a JCB was used in an attempt to steal an ATM machine in Long Sutton.

This offence took place between 2.20am and 2.30am yesterday at a BP Garage in Wisbech Road, Long Sutton. Offenders used a JCB, which had been

POLICE are appealing for information after a JCB was used in an attempt to steal an ATM machine in Long Sutton.

This offence took place between 2.20am and 2.30am yesterday at a BP Garage in Wisbech Road, Long Sutton.

Offenders used a JCB, which had been stolen from a business premises over the road from the garage, to dislodge a free-standing ATM machine from its concrete base. This ATM was a free-standing machine located outside the garage. During the attempt the ATM became wedged under the JCB and the offenders abandoned their attempt.

A police spokesman said: "It is believed they may have left the scene in a yellow vehicle, which was possibly a van or a truck. It may also have turned left out of the garage into Bridge Road, towards Long Sutton."

Anyone with any information can call Spalding Police Station on: (01775) 722233, quoting incident number 23 of November 5.


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