Dig­ger gang ram raid shop to steal ATM

Vil­lage newsagents hit in the night


RAM raiders have used a dig­ger to steal a cash ma­chine from a vil­lage newsagents.

Po­lice were called at 4.10am yes­ter­day af­ter the ATM was pulled from the wall of the shop.

Yes­ter­day, Main Street in Forth re­mained taped off and di­ver­sions were in place as the safety of the build­ing was as­sessed.

The dig­ger used in the raid was still out­side the newsagents yes­ter­day, af­ter the thieves fled with the cash ma­chine. A po­lice spokesman said: “A dig­ger was left at the scene, and the cul­prits left in a car.

“There was dam­aged caused to the build­ing as a re­sult, and the street is cur­rently taped off.

“Build­ing con­trol of­fi­cers are in at­ten­dance to as­sess the dam­age, and traf­fic di­ver­sions are in place.

“Of­fi­cers are car­ry­ing out in­quiries.”

RIPPED OUT Dig­ger used to pull ATM from wall

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