BREAKING NEWS: Exploding canisters reportedly used in Northamptonshire supermarket ATM break-in

An supermarket ATM was looted by several thieves in Northamptonshire last night, who reportedly used exploding gas canisters.

Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 11:19 am
Updated Wednesday, 4th October 2017, 3:35 pm
Gas canisters were reportedly used in the break-in.

Police were called to the Co-Op, in High Street, Crick, at 2am today (October 4) after reports of a break-in.

A police spokeswoman said: "Several people are believed to have broken in and stole cash from an ATM.

"We believe some sort of gas canisters were used."

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The supermarket remains shut today after it was cordoned off by police.

A local resident said: "When I drove past today the Co-Op was cordoned off by police. The shutters were mangled. The ATM was hanging halfway out and a big pane of glass was missing."

Witnesses, or anyone with information, should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.