Appeal following attempted ATM attack in Macclesfield Date published: 3rd March 2017 1.10pm

Police in Macclesfield are appealing for witnesses after an attempt was made to break into a cash machine.

At around 1.50am on Friday 3rd March officers were called to reports that offenders had attempted break into the ATM at Shell Garage on London Road in Macclesfield.

Detective Sergeant Simon Mills said: “It is believed that the offenders used welding equipment in an attempt to gain access to the safe contained within the ATM, but thankfully they were unsuccessful.

“This investigation is currently in its early stages and we are following a number of lines of enquiry, including CCTV analysis and forensics.

“London Road is a busy road, and as part of this investigation I’m keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and believes they may have witnessed anything suspicious.”

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire police on 101 quoting incident number 47 of 3 March 2017.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.