US News Thieves used stolen digger to snatch £88,000 in bank machine ram raid

17:20  16 april  2018
17:20  16 april  2018 Source:   Press Association

Thieves used stolen digger to snatch £88,000 in bank machine ram raid

  Thieves used stolen digger to snatch £88,000 in bank machine ram raid Police have appealed for information about the heist which saw an ATM pulled from the wall of a bank.The machine was loaded onto a black Nissan Navara 4×4 pick-up truck which then sped from the scene.

The thieves used a stolen digger to rip the cash machine from the wall. They got away in a 4x4 truck in the early morning of August 2. Brazen thieves ram - raided a bank using a stolen digger , ripping a cash machine from the wall and leaving a gaping 12ft hole.

Thieves used a stolen digger to rip a cashpoint from a wall in Surrey - the second of such raids in the area in three days, police say. It came only days after another cash machine was stolen from a petrol station in Gomshall on Thursday.

File photo of police tape (Peter Byrne/PA) © Provided by The Press Association File photo of police tape (Peter Byrne/PA) Thieves ramraided a bank cash machine with a JCB, making off with more than £88,000.

The yellow digger was used to pull the ATM from the wall of the Barclays Bank in Henfield High Street, West Sussex, just before 2am on Sunday, police said.

The machine was loaded onto a black Nissan Navara 4×4 pick-up truck which then sped from the scene.

The JCB, stolen from the nearby village of Edburton about an hour beforehand, was left stranded in the middle of the street.

The offenders stopped in a lane for around 20 minutes before the raid to remove the bucket from the digger, a Sussex Police spokesman said.

South Yorks Police paid Sir Cliff Richard £400,000 damages over raid

  South Yorks Police paid Sir Cliff Richard £400,000 damages over raid The singer is suing the BBC for damages at the High Court. © Press Association Sir Cliff Richard leaves the Rolls Building in London with Gloria Hunniford, where he gave evidence in a legal battle against the BBC. The singer had initially sued the BBC and South Yorkshire Police after complaining about coverage of the raid, which followed a sexual assault allegation.

Thieves use a stolen digger to take a cash machine from a Co-op store in Cambridgeshire. Media playback is unsupported on your device. Media captionPolice are appealing for help after the ram - raid at the Co-op in Fulbourn.

Italy: See thieves ram - raid bank with van and steal ATM. Four men were detained in Turin in northern Italy, Wednesday, on suspicion of stealing a cash machine from a bank branch of a UniCredit subsidiary in May

Undated handout photo taken with permission from the FaceBook page of Vanessa Henderson showing damage to a cashpoint at Barclays Bank in Henfield, West Sussex. © Press Asociation Undated handout photo taken with permission from the FaceBook page of Vanessa Henderson showing damage to a cashpoint at Barclays Bank in Henfield, West Sussex. The bank machine, which had contained more than £88,000 in cash and the truck, were both found burned out later about 24 miles away in Dunsfold.

Just before 4am the group was confronted by a member of the public whose vehicle was rammed by a grey Audi A6 estate car as it left the scene.

Police believe at least three people are thought to be involved and one may have fled the scene on foot.

A 25-year-old man from Henfield was arrested on suspicion of burglary and has been released under investigation.

Undated handout photo taken with permission from the FaceBook page of Vanessa Henderson showing damage to a cashpoint at Barclays Bank in Henfield, West Sussex. © Press Association Undated handout photo taken with permission from the FaceBook page of Vanessa Henderson showing damage to a cashpoint at Barclays Bank in Henfield, West Sussex. Detective Sergeant Kieran McDonald appealed for anyone with information to call 101 quoting 157 of 15/04, adding: “We are interested in speaking to anyone who witnessed the event or who saw any activity at the stated locations and times.

“We would also appreciate it if people could review any dashcams or CCTV which were recording at or near the locations described, and if they find any significant material to contact us.

“We are particularly interested to hear about any vehicles that appeared to be in convoy with the Navara.”

BBC footage of Sir Cliff Richard raid was intrusive, says ex-police chief .
David Crompton said he was expecting to see only ‘limited footage’ of his officers searching the singer’s home. © Press Association Sir Cliff Richard arrives at the Rolls Building in London for the continuing legal action against the BBC over coverage of a police raid at his apartment in Berkshire in August 2014. In a witness statement to the High Court, he said: “I had thought that there may be some limited footage of my officers going into Sir Cliff Richard’s property.

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