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Police join forces to investigate spate of ram raids

Two more ram raids on cash machines this weekend have prompted police to widen their investigation. Attacks in Biggleswade and Gamlingay followed one at a service station in Whittlesey, and others in Harlow and Roydon.

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Building destroyed after ram-raiders steal ATM from Whittlesey service station

Ramraiders targeted Delph Service Station in Whittlesey. Credit: Whittlesey North Bank Information Facebook

A service station in Whittlesey has been destroyed after it was targeted by ram-raiders in the early hours of this morning.

Cambridgeshire police were called at 2.55am to reports of a group of men attempting to remove an ATM at Delph Service Station in West Delph.

Petrol station stock room.

A police spokesman said: “It is believed there were four men there, all wearing black clothing, who managed to get away with the ATM.

“It has been reported that there were a number of vehicles used, including two trucks, a forklift and a JCB. A red car, believed to be an Audi was seen to make off in the direction of Thorney/Dog in a Doublet.

“The building has been badly damaged, fire attended to close the station down as not safe.”

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