Fork-lift truck used to rip out cashpoint in ram raid at Northamptonshire shop

The aftermath of the ram raid in Irchester (picture by Garry Chisholm)
The aftermath of the ram raid in Irchester (picture by Garry Chisholm)

A fork-lift truck was used to rip out a cash machine during a ram raid on a shop in Irchester.

Offenders used the fork-lift truck to steal a cashpoint from a shop in the High Street at about 1.55am this morning.

They put the cash machine on the back of another vehicle and made off from the scene.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who has any information about it.

They would also like to speak to anyone who may have been a fork lift truck and another vehicle approaching Irchester shortly before 2am this morning.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.