ATM Theft, Co-op at Cawston

Incident 34 of 9 February 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses after they were alerted to a theft from an ATM at the Co-op in Scholars Drive, Cawston Rugby at 03.40hours on 9 February by a member of the public who had heard an explosion.

A witness described seeing two medium build males, dressed all in black, running very fast towards Bilton School and field carrying a white bin liner.

Officers arrived at 03.46hours to find the front window of the Co-op smashed and an explosive had been used to open the ATM. Significant non-structural damage was caused inside the shop and an unknown amount of money was stolen.

Officers investigating the theft, made an immediate search of the area in an attempt to locate the suspects and are appealing for witnesses who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously that could be connected to this incident.

Witnesses also report seeing a vehicle in the area of the Co-op at the time of the theft and officers are also appealing for witnesses who saw a blue Golf or a black Jeep driving at speed in or around the Rugby area containing 3-4 people that could have come from Cawston.

Any witnesses are please asked to contact DC 520 James in Rugby CID on 101 ext 6101. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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