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Four arrested after ATM ram raid at village store

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Four men have been arrested after an ATM was stolen during a ram raid at a Lincolnshire village convenience store.

Lincolnshire Police received a report of an ATM attack at the McColl’s store in Louth Road in Holton-le-Clay just before 2.30am on Friday, October 11.

A picture from the scene shows a JCB behind a police cordon and the damage done to part of the building.

Officers attended and during pursuit a Humberside Police vehicle was rammed and damaged. The ATM was recovered from the back of an abandoned transit van.

Four men from the Derbyshire and South Yorkshire areas were arrested in connection with the theft of an ATM.

The men – two aged 33, one aged 32 and another 38 – remain in custody and will be questioned in due course.

A scene guard remains in place at McColl’s whilst police continue with their investigations.

Lincolnshire Police said: “We would like to thank members of the public for reporting this incident promptly to us. It provided us with vital information leading to the apprehension of the suspects.”

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact them on 101 quoting incident 28 of October 11.

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