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North Somerset ATM targeted by thieves for second time in two weeks

Credit: Dave Derrick

A cash point in North Somerset has been targeted by thieves for the second time in two weeks.

Police say cash was stolen from the ATM on Rodney Road in Backwell.

Thieves apparently forced their way into the ATM before making off in a vehicle with the money.

It follows an incident two weeks ago when gas canisters were found near to the cash point.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary say they are investigating the incident.

We’re investigating after cash was stolen from an ATM on Rodney Road, Backwell. Offenders forced entry into the machine around 4.25am on Sunday before making off in a car. Specialist crime scene investigators have examined the scene while CCTV and house to house enquiries have been carried out.

– Avon and Somerset Police

Police are asking anyone who witnessed anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident to call 101.