Three people have been arrested after a village cash machine was blown up in the middle of the night.
The trio were held on suspicion of causing the explosion just before 3.30am that blew out the front of the Post Office in Long Ashton, near Bristol.
An unconfirmed amount of cash was stolen from the machine.
Avon and Somerset Police said the three were being held on suspicion of causing an explosion with intent to endanger life.
A spokesperson appealed for anyone who was in the area to contact police.
We were called just before 3.30am to a fire at the Long Ashton Post Office. Money has been taken from a cash machine, at this stage we are not sure how much.