Raiders steal cash machine from bank in Lincolnshire town

A cash machine was stolen in a ram raid on a bank in a Lincolnshire town. The raiders managed to take off with the cash machine from the Nationwide bank on West End, Holbeach. The building suffered a significant amount of damage in the raid in the early hours of Friday (December 17).

Cash machine stolen from Nationwide in Holbeach.

Lincolnshire Police said its officers were called to the scene at 2.30am this morning.

The force said that a 4×4 and a flat-bed truck was used to commit the offence. A spokeswoman said: “We are investigating the theft of an ATM from Nationwide Building Society on West End in Holbeach. We were called to the scene at 2.30am this morning and found significant damage to the building and the ATM stolen.

“A flat bed truck and a 4×4 are believed to have been used in the offence. A teleporter was also stolen from a nearby location and used to remove the ATM from the building. “We would like to appeal to anyone who saw any vehicles matching these descriptions in the area at or around this time to contact us.

“We would like to hear from anyone who believes they saw or heard anything that may be connected to this incident to call 101 with reference number 26 of 17 December.” Lincolnshire Police has now appealed for anyone who may have seen these vehicles in the area or around the time the theft took place to get in contact. Any information relating to this incident can be reported to the police by calling 101 and referencing number 26 of December 17.

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