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Gas used by thieves to blast open cash machine

A cash machine was been blown apart in Huntingdon. Photo: ITV News Anglia

Police believe thieves used gas to blow up a cash machine in Huntingdon to steal the money.

The blast wrecked the ATM and a telephone box at Mayfield Road in the town.

The explosion was heard by residents in the early hours of Thursday 3 January 2019.

Three men stole the cash machine and made off in a black Audi.

Three men escaped with the cash machine in a black Audi. Credit: ITV News Anglia
  • Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Police scenes-of-crime officers have been at the scene gathering evidence. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Police believe the ATM was filled with gas to create the explosion which blew it apart. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The explosion happened at around 12.40am on Thursday 3 January 2019. Credit: ITV News Anglia