Video: Police release footage of gang stealing ATM machine with a digger

After the recent spate of cash machine thefts across the area, including Cotgrave; Derbyshire Police have released CCTV footage of a gang stealing a cash machine from a supermarket in Hatton.

The footage shows the men arrive with a car, a 4X4 towing a trailer and a digger-type machine.

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They used the digger to drag the ATM from the wall and load it into the trailer before driving off, accompanied by the car.

Officers were sent to the scene immediately and one thief threw a metal bar at officers before the vehicles drove off.

We began searching for the gang, alerting neighbouring forces to the theft.

The digger, which had been stolen from Tutbury, was left at the scene. The 4×4, trailer and cash machine were found abandoned in Markfield, Leicestershire, days later.

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Witnesses or anyone with information or CCTV footage should call us on 101 quoting reference 17000330482.