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Thieves steal £17,500 from ATM machine in Newry

Thieves have stolen around £17,500 from an ATM machine after breaking into a Costcutters in Newry.

The suspects cut holes in the roof of the shop in Mayobridge and smashed open the ATM before fleeing.

It happened on Thursday morning between 3am and 4am.

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Thieves stole around £17,500 from the cash machine in Costcutters. Credit: PSNI

Police in Newry have said the suspects cut electric wires on the street, knocking out the lights, before ripping out the CCTV in the store.

Officers believe the thieves made off with around £17,500.

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The suspects broke into the shop via a window on the roof. Credit: PSNI

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 178 of 12/04/2018 or alternatively contact crimestoppers on 0800555111.

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