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Ram raiders use JCB to steal cash machine from Co-op

PUBLISHED: 08:51 12 November 2019 | UPDATED: 11:11 12 November 2019

The Co-op in Debenham was ram raided overnight by offenders using a JCB. Picture: KATY SANDALLS

The Co-op in Debenham was ram raided overnight by offenders using a JCB. Picture: KATY SANDALLS

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The Co-op store in Debenham was targeted by ram raiders in the early hours of the morning.

Police were called to the store in Chancery Lane at 3.33am and discovered a JCB had been used in the attack.

The ATM had been ripped from the wall, the officers from Suffolk police said.

Police have arrested one person in connection with the raid.

It is not the first time that a ram raid has occurred at the store. A cash machine was taken from the side of the store back in February 2018.

One man has been arrested following the incident at the Chancery Lane store in Debenham Picture: MATT REASONOne man has been arrested following the incident at the Chancery Lane store in Debenham Picture: MATT REASON

James Newson from Henry Abbott Hardware next to Coop and he said: "I'm surprised, I didn't think they were going to put another cash machine in.

"There will be an impact, people think that we are shut then they can't get cash out either.

"It was a concern as last time there was a hole in the wall for a long time."

A neighbour said: "I am dumbfounded, I don't get why they do that. It just puts everything on hold."

The Co-op in Debenham was ram raided overnight by offenders using a JCB. Picture: KATY SANDALLSThe Co-op in Debenham was ram raided overnight by offenders using a JCB. Picture: KATY SANDALLS

Other businesses surrounding the Co-op remain open and unaffected. 
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