Northern Ireland

Ballyclare cash machine theft used stolen digger

Considerable damage was caused to the building during the incident Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Considerable damage was caused to the building during the incident

Police are appealing for information after a digger was used to remove a cash machine from a service station.

The burglary took place shortly before 02:00 BST on Saturday on the Templepatrick Road in Ballyclare, County Antrim.

Detectives said the digger had been stolen a short time earlier from a nearby building site and then set on fire and destroyed after the incident.

Considerable damage was caused to the building during the incident.