Raiders wreck garage in attempt to grab cash machine

THOUSANDS of pounds in damage was caused to a Hatherleigh garage after raiders attempted to make off with its cash machine. Police said cash was also stolen from the Bridge Street premises after thieves forced their way through a secure double glazed door

THOUSANDS of pounds in damage was caused to a Hatherleigh garage after raiders attempted to make off with its cash machine.

Police said cash was also stolen from the Bridge Street premises after thieves forced their way through a secure double glazed door at 3.15am yesterday (Wednesday,) before trying to smash the cash machine from the wall.

An axe and a crowbar were found at the scene. No arrests have been made as yet.

Anyone who was in the Bridge Street area at the time or who saw or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police - in confidence if need be - via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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