Dymchurch: Digger used in failed bid to steal cash machine

image captionPolice say "significant damage" was done to the Tesco Express in Dymchurch

A shop front was left with "significant damage" in a failed attempt to rip out a cash machine with a digger, police say.

The Tesco Express in Dymchurch, Kent, remained close on Sunday after the attempted robbery at about 02:15 GMT.

Officers are trying to trace a silver 4x4 and a flatbed Ford Transit van that were also at the scene.

The digger was believed to have been stolen from Dymchurch Beach about 30 minutes earlier, Kent Police said.

image captionThe shop remained closed on Sunday morning

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