Barclays Bank cash machine raid in Kimbolton linked to others

A ram-raid in which a cash machine was stolen from a bank in Cambridgeshire is being linked to others in the county, police have said.

A JCB digger was used by several men in balaclavas to smash the wall at Barclays Bank at about 01:30 BST in High Street, Kimbolton.

A 44-year-old man from Paston, Peterborough, has been arrested and is being questioned by detectives.

Witnesses told police two other vehicles were involved in the raid.

The cash machine was loaded into one of the getaway vehicles and has not yet been recovered.

Police are currently investigating a number of similar raids in the East of England where thieves have used stolen diggers to grab cash machines.

Det Insp Al Page said: "This will be investigated alongside a number of similar raids we have had across the county in recent months and we are committed to bringing those responsible to justice.

"I would like to hear from anyone who was in the area and maybe saw this raid take place or any vehicles leaving the scene."

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