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Three charged in ATM investigation

Three men are due in court on Monday. Credit: Press Eye

Three men have been charged by police investigating ATM thefts.

It follows a burglary at an ATM in the Gilnahirk Road area of east Belfast on Friday, and one in the Hartford Link area of Newtownards on 30 March.

The men - aged 33, 37 and 41 - are charged with burglary with intent to steal and are due to appear before Belfast Magistrates' Court on Monday.

A fourth man, aged 30, who was also arrested in connection with the incident in the Gilnahirk Road area, has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police added that the 41-year-old man has been charged with a further three counts of burglary with intent to steal in relation to incidents in the Ravenhill Road area of Belfast on 18 January, in the Comber Road area of Dundonald on 27 January, and in the Woodstock Road area on 23 February.

As is normal procedure, the charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.