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Detectives investigating an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Appleton are appealing for information from members of the public.
Two men in a car pulled up outside the Co-Op on Dudlow Green Road and have attempted to access the ATM.
The men placed a heavy chain around the machine using the car to pull it out of the store however were unsuccessful.
The pair, wearing balaclavas and dressed in black tracksuits and trainers, then fled in the vehicle which was found abandoned nearby.
The incident occurred shortly after 9.30pm on Tuesday 31 May.
Detective Constable Ian Morris, of Warrington local policing unit, said: “We believe the men came prepared to rob the cash machine however it failed and they quickly fled the area.
“We're carrying out numerous enquiries and as part of the investigation we’re asking anyone who has CCTV or dash cam footage that could assist us to get in touch.
“I would also appeal to anyone who has information or may have seen what occurred here to contact police.”
Anyone who has information, CCTV or dash cam footage is asked to contact Cheshire Constabulary online or via 101 quoting IML 1282598.
Information can also be provided by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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