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Appeal for witnesses following cash machine theft – Didcot

News   •   May 03, 2019 15:49 BST

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following the theft of a cash machine in Didcot.

At around 2.30am today (3/5), police responded to a call that a digger had been used to steal a cash machine from the Co-op store in Lostock Place, Didcot.

When officers arrived on scene a cash machine had been taken and damage had been caused to the building.

Offenders were seen leaving in a black BMW and a white transit van that drove away in the direction of Cow Lane.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Paul Powell, based at Abingdon police station, said: “I would appeal to anybody that saw or heard anything at around 2.30am to contact police.

“We believe the digger may have taken a route from Fulscot, towards the A4130 and then onto Tamar Way.

“I would also urge anyone who was in the local area around the time of the incident to check dash-cam footage, in case it has captured anything that could assist us in the investigation.

“At this stage, it is too early to say whether this incident is linked to any similar offences in the local region, but we are keeping an open mind.

“Anyone with information can call 101, quoting reference 43190132543.

“Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”