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Ram raiders used a Toyota to steal the cash machine from the front of a shop in Essex.
Police were called to Honeysuckle Stores in Witham around 2.10am today, November 13.
A Toyota Rav4 was used to ram the shop before three people - all with their faces covered and wearing hoodies - were seen getting into two other cars and fleeing.
They headed in the direction of Flora Road in what is thought to have been an Audi four-wheel drive and a Mercedes.
Police were on the scene within six minutes and searched the area using a helicopter.
Officers have appealed for CCTV and dashcam footage.
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Police believe three robberies in Witham, Essex last week may be linked.
Two taxi drivers were reportedly targeted by men with a claw hammer on Wednesday February 7.
The men, wearing balaclavas, demanded money from a driver outside the town’s railway station in the early hours of the morning. A second driver was approached at Teak Walk 15 minutes later.
The third robbery took place that evening when three men attacked a man on the footpath between Guithavon Road and Highfields Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.