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Thieves use JCB to raid supermarket cash machine in Billingshurst

Thieves targeted the ATM using a JCB Photo:

The roof of a supermarket in West Sussex has partially collapsed after a stolen JCB digger was used to rip a cash machine from a wall.

It happened at the Sainsbury's Local store in Billingshurst in the early hours of Friday morning. The ATM was pulled from the wall, leaving debris across the High Street.

A month ago a forklift truck was used in a similar ram raid in the nearby village of Rudgwick.

Ram raid in Rudgwick in September

Sussex Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed the raid.

Sainsbury's has apologised to customers for the inconvenience caused and say it's doing all it can to re-open the supermarket as soon as possible.

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