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Money stolen from ATM at a Co Armagh service station

A sum of money was stolen during the raid close to Richhill on Wednesday.

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A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) patrol car equipped with Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in Belfast.

Money has been stolen from an ATM at a service station in Co Armagh.

The raid happened on Tuesday night on the Portadown Road close to Richhill.

The PSNI has issued an appeal for information and witnesses.

Chief Inspector Tim Flanigan said a hole had been cut in the back of the ATM.

“We received a report at around 2.30pm today, 13 May, that an ATM building at a service station on the Portadown Road, near Richhill, had been broken into,” he said.

“A hole had been cut in the back of the ATM and a sum of money taken. It is believed this happened during the night.

“This theft will, of course, cause disruption to the local community. And I am appealing to anyone with information, or who noticed any suspicious activity in the area, to get in touch on 101 quoting reference number 862 of 13/05/20.”

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