Store opens after thieves steal cash machine in ram raid

Retailers have re-opened Co-op in Denmead after thieves ripped a cash machine from the building.

Thieves struck at 1.30am on Wednesday. The store re-opened yesterday.

Co-op in Denmead re-opened on October 4 after a ram raid the previous day where a cash machine was stolen. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Co-op in Denmead re-opened on October 4 after a ram raid the previous day where a cash machine was stolen. Picture: Malcolm Wells

A digger was dumped at the scene, with debris from the cash machine and building on the ground.

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Now a white fascia has been installed where the cash machine had been.

Hampshire police said the thieves got away with the machine and cash box.

Forensics officers at Co-op in Hambledon Road in Denmead on October 3 2018 after a cash machine was ripped from the building. Picture: Tamara Siddiqui

Forensics officers at Co-op in Hambledon Road in Denmead on October 3 2018 after a cash machine was ripped from the building. Picture: Tamara Siddiqui

It is the latest in a string of raids on Co-op shops, with no arrests made.

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