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Police investigate eighteenth attack on cash point since June

Money has been stolen from a cash machine in Leicestershire after thieves used gas canisters to force it open.

The Co-op shop in Cosby, is the latest in a eighteen cash machine attacks across Leicestershire and Rutland since June.

Police were called to Main Street at 1.12am this morning after reports of a break in.

Thieves broke into the store and then used gas canisters to force open the cash machine, leaving with an 'undisclosed' amount of money.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police said 'extensive damage' was caused to the rear of the cash machine during the incident.

The Co-op is cordoned off while officers carry out a full forensic examination of the scene.

– Leicestershire Police