Thieves dig 50ft tunnel to cash machine

Thieves have managed to dig a 50ft tunnel to steal a cash machine at a Tesco in Salford. A police source say the gang got away with £88,000.

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Tunnel theft cash machine 'contained £60,000'

A police source says the machine contained £60,000 Credit: ITV

A police source has told ITV News that the cash machine stolen by tunneling thieves contained £60,000.

The gang dug a 50ft tunnel from wasteland to reach the Tesco Express store containing the machine.

The theft, in Eccles, happened last Friday.

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