Masked robbers threaten worker with metal bar before dragging ATM from Wisbech store

MASKED robbers threatened a worker with a metal bar before dragging an ATM from a Wisbech store.

The balaclava-clad men entered Seyon Store in Norwich Road just before 10pm last Tuesday and warned off a member of staff with the weapon.

The offenders then attached a rope around the ATM before dragging it out of the store and into a vehicle, believed to be a red and grey Daihatsu Fourtrak, which had been stolen from the town earlier in the day.

Det Con Jon Edwards said: “This appears to have been a planned robbery where the offenders brazenly walked into a shop and stole a cash machine.

“A man working in the store tried to confront them but was threatened with a weapon.

You may also want to watch:

“I would urge anyone with any information about the incident to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call Det Con Edwards on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter