Huthwaite Co-op cash machine 'blown up' as thieves strike

A Co-op in Huthwaite has reportedly been targeted by thieves who 'blew up' a cash machine.

Bosses at the shop on Market Street said the shop is believed to have been targeted at 2,45am on Friday, August 31, when the alarm went off.

Bosses at the shop on Market Street said the shop is believed to have been targeted at 2,45am this morning.

Bosses at the shop on Market Street said the shop is believed to have been targeted at 2,45am this morning.

Shutters at the shop have also been cut and a structural surveyor will inspect the shop later.

A section of the machine which is contracted out from the shop landed in a nearby car park.

Sue Ashmore, 45, deputy manager at the shop has said the incident will not stop them from opening the shop later today.

The Huthwaite resident said: "All we know is that they have blown the machine in the shop.

The Co-op.

The Co-op.

"There is glass everywhere and lights are hanging off.

"Loads of stock will be gone."

Several Co-op have also been targeted recently including Selston and Edwinstowe.

She said: "The shutter have been cut off - they knew what they were doing.

Shutters have been cut.

Shutters have been cut.

"It is not going to stop us - we are going to clean it up and open later today."

Detectives are investigating after thieves broke in to a cash machine outside the Co-op in Huthwaite and got away with cash.

A police spokesman said: "We were called to Main Street at around 2.25am today. A man was seen leaving in a white Audi.

"If you saw anything suspicious in the area or have any information that could help, please call us on 101 quoting incident 64 of 31 August. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

Bosses have said stock has been lost.

Bosses have said stock has been lost.

Detectives are particularly appealing to anyone with dash cam footage who was driving in the area around the time it happened, to get in touch.

A section of the machine landed in a nearby carpark.

A section of the machine landed in a nearby carpark.