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Search for smash and grab raiders continues

The new cafe at Booths Carnforth

The new cafe at Booths Carnforth

Police believe smash and grab raiders who stole a cash machine from a Carnforth supermarket are from Merseyside.

The offenders broke through a cafe window at Booths before forcing the stand-alone cash machine from the ground and dragging it from the store back through the window and into the boot of their light coloured Volvo Estate where they drove off.

A reward of up to £25,000 is being offered for any information leading to the conviction of those involved in the theft of the cash machine.

Staff at the supermarket on Scotland Road contacted police at 6.20am on Monday, January 20. to report the theft of the cash machine.

Police enquiries so far have led officers to believe the offenders are from the Merseyside area. They are known to have been in Carnforth between 1am to 4.30am on the morning of the offence.

The UK’s cash machine network LINK has issued a £25,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of those involved.

Detective Constable Trevor Walker from Lancaster and Morecambe CID said: “There is a significant reward on offer to anybody that provides information that leads to the conviction of the individuals responsible for this burglary.

“The offenders were wearing hoodies with their faces covered with scarves but we strongly believe the offenders have connections to and possibly reside in Merseyside.

“The burglary would have taken around four hours to commit.” Contact Lancashire Constabulary on 101.

 

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