East Lindsey

Four men charged after shop ATM JCB ram raid

Four men have been charged following an ATM ram raid in Holton-le-Clay this week.

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.

The four men from the Derbyshire and South Yorkshire areas were arrested and have now been charged with burglary, taking a vehicle without consent, and two counts of theft.

They are:

  • Thomas Boswell, 32, of no fixed address
  • Jordan Herring, 38, of Bentley, Doncaster
  • Ashley Squires, 36, of Huthwaite Lane, Old Blackwell, Alfreton
  • Alan Pearson, 33, of Tolney Lane, Newark

Pearson was also charged with assault and criminal damage.

They are due to appear at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, October 14.