Two more cash machines targeted in overnight raids

Police tape.
Police tape.

Two more cash machines have been targeted in overnight raids in the region.

Thieves targeted the HSBC bank in South Cave, Humberside, in the early hours of this morning, using a digger to wrench the ATM from the wall before fleeing the scene with money.

And in a separate incident, Nottinghamshire Police are also investigatng after a cash machine was targeted at the Co-op store in Misterton, North Notts, last night.

Humberside Police have put road closures in place and there is some disrupton to local traffic in the village.

Police were contacted shortly before 3am with reports that the hole in the wall at the HSBC bank in Market Place was being attacked.

Damage has been caused to the building and the road has been closed with a number of diversions put in place around the area of South Cave.

Crime scene investigators are making enquiries and detectives are conducting inquiries to establish the circumstances of the theft.

Police are asking witnesses to the incident or anyone with information about any people or vehicles possibly involved in the theft to contact Humberside Police on the non-emergency number 101 referring to log 43 of Friday 27 February or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Meanwhile, the Misterton attempted theft took place at around midnight last night.

If you saw or heard anything unusual or suspicious or have any information contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 952 of 26 February 2015 or call Crimestoppers anonymously.

The attack is the latest in a series of ram raid attacks on cash machines in the area in recent months.

In the last few weeks, ATMs have been stolen in raids in Hatfield, Crowle, Epworth, Blyth, Gainsborough and Harthill in Worksop.
Police have previously said they believed the incidents were linked.