Appeal for witnesses to an ATM attack in Warrington Date published: 23rd August 2018 3.58pm

Detectives investigating an ATM burglary at a convenience store in Warrington are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At 3.10am on Thursday 23 August four men gained access to the Co-operative supermarket ATM on Cotswold Road in Poplars and Hulme.

The offenders cut through the mental shutters using a power tool before smashing through the stores glass. The men then removed the money from inside before making off from the scene in a dark coloured car. 

All of the men were wearing balaclavas. 

Detective Constable Jason Heath, of Warrington CID, said: “As part of our investigation, we are keeping an open mind as to whether this incident could be linked to a previous one in Ellesmere Port  and two in the Chorley area on Wednesday.

“While our enquiries continue I want to appeal to anyone with any information to come forward and call 101.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 162706, give the details via https://cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.