Cash machine is stolen as ram raiders strike again in Saffron Walden

PUBLISHED: 08:18 13 September 2018 | UPDATED: 12:58 13 September 2018

Halifax in Saffron Walden.

Halifax in Saffron Walden.

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Police are appealing for information after another ram raid in Saffron Walden overnight.

A cash machine was stolen from Halifax, in King Street, at about 1.45am today (Thursday).

The raid follows similar attacks at Aldi and the Lord Butler Leisure Centre, in Saffron Walden, in August, and at the Co-op, in Stansted, last week.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We believe up to five suspects used a JCB digger to pull the machine free before it was loaded into a white van.

“We have also received reports that two other vehicles, a silver and white car, were with the van as it left the scene. We searched the area with assistance from the police helicopter but were unable to find the vehicles described.

Halifax in Saffron Walden.Halifax in Saffron Walden.

“We are carrying out enquires at the scene and would like to hear from anyone who has information, CCTV or dash cam footage to contact Braintree CID on 101 quoting incident 82 of 13/09.”

You can report information online by visiting www.essex.police.uk/do-it-online or you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 1111.

Halifax in Saffron Walden.Halifax in Saffron Walden.

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