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Cranbrook Supermarket targeted by Cashpoint Digger Thieves

cranbrook supermarket targeted by cashpoint digger thieves
cranbrook supermarket targeted by cashpoint digger thieves

Money stolen from a cash machine at a supermarket in Cranbrook is being investigated by the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate.

On Thursday 14 November 2019 it was reported that a digger had been driven into the Co-operative building on the High Street just after 2am. It is understood that the plant was stolen from a nearby building site and driven across fields before ramming the the sotre. Thieves have caused thousands of pounds worth a damage to the store.

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Kent Police officers attended the shop where damage has been caused to the building along with the cash machine, from which a large amount of money has been reported stolen. There were no reported injuries.

The digger remains outside the building and officers recovered another vehicle abandoned in a nearby road that is thought to have been involved in the burglary.

Detective Sergeant Jason Booth said: ‘We remain in the area carrying out enquiries and reviewing CCTV and forensic opportunities. We are looking for three suspects and a third vehicle that may have been used. We would ask any witnesses who have not yet been in contact to call us as soon as possible.’

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Anyone with information or dashcam footage from the area between 1.30am and 2.30am should call 01622 604100 quoting reference 14-0072

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