A group of balaclava-clad thieves smashed into a village store with a JCB and stole a cash machine
The ATM was ripped from the wall of a Co-op store causing a significant amount of damage before it was thrown on to the back of a truck.
The group of thieves then left the smashed JCB outside the store in the sleepy village of Longstanton, Cambs, before making off in the box truck and an Audi RS.
A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "The incident happened at four in the morning.
"A JCB was used to get a cash machine out of the front of the CO-OP.
"It is believed to have been four men in balaclavas.
"No arrests have yet been made."
The ATM was ripped from the wall of a Co-op store causing a significant amount of damage
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This is one of a worrying spate of ram raid ATM thefts involving diggers across the UK
This is one of a worrying spate of ram raid ATM thefts involving diggers across the UK.
Earlier this month a similar heist was carried in Herefordshire at another Co-operative store.
At the start of this year man was arrested came after a stolen JCB digger was used to rip the ATM machine from the wall outside a Spar convenience store in Thorngumbald, Yorkshire.