Thieves use digger to steal cash machine

Police were today investigating the latest in a series of cash machine thefts.

Detectives in Ballymena launched an investigation after thieves used a digger to steal an ATM machine from the front wall of a supermarket on Main Street in Kells.

Police said the incident was reported shortly after 3.15am.

The digger used to remove the machine was set alight outside the shop by the gang.

Due to the investigation, and to allow the removal of the digger, a section of Main Street in Kells has been closed.


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