Northern Ireland

Portadown train station: Thieves target ATM

The thieves tried to drag the ATM out of Portadown station by tying it to a vehicle
Image caption The thieves tried to drag the ATM out of Portadown station by tying it to a vehicle

Thieves have tried to steal a cash machine at Portadown train station.

It happened after they smashed their way into the station around 0300 GMT on Tuesday.

The police said that the thieves tied the ATM to a vehicle and tried to drag it away.

Translink said in a statement that CCTV was in operation at the time. The attempted theft did not disrupt any train services.