Appeal following cash machine robbery in Chelford Date published: 13th April 2017 7.13am

Officers are appealing for information following an ATM robbery in Chelford.

Shortly after 7.30am on Tuesday 11 April officers were called to reports that offenders had targeted the ATM cash machine outside the Shell Garage at the Alderley Road roundabout in Chelford.

Officers swiftly attended the scene and discovered that the cash machine outside the garage had been forced open with an angle grinder and a large quantity of cash had been stolen. The incident is believed to have occurred sometime between 1.00am and 3.00am on Tuesday 11 April.

Detective Inspector Claire Jesson said: “Investigations into this incident are currently in the very early stages and we are following a number of lines of enquiry, including CCTV analysis and forensics.

“This garage is located at a busy junction and as part of this investigation I’m keen to hear from anyone who passed through 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 115 of 11 April 2017. Alternatively information can be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111