Police in Northern Ireland recover ATM ripped from wall of building in

first_img Share80 Tweet Email 38,293 Views https://jrnl.ie/4593761 Short URL 60 Comments Tuesday 16 Apr 2019, 10:10 PM Police in Northern Ireland recover ATM ripped from wall of building in Antrim The latest in the recent spate of ATM thefts took place overnight in Bushmills. Updated Apr 16th 2019, 10:10 PM Last week, the PSNI made an appeal for the public’s help in tracing those responsible for the spate of ATM thefts.Detective chief inspector David Henderson said: ““Recent attacks on ATMs are impacting our communities on multiple levels. The livelihoods of our local businesses are being jeopardised by the thefts and they are forced to face the additional costs involved in repairing their premises. There’s been another ATM theft in Northern Ireland. This time a digger and tractor were set on fire in Bushmills, Co.Antrim. Special PSNI unit under pressure to start producing results as rural businesses left in fear of gangs responsible.More on @qnewsdesk – pics @McAuleySteven pic.twitter.com/Hhv3lBQoGQ— David Hunter (@davidhunter7) April 16, 2019center_img POLICE IN NORTHERN Ireland have recovered an ATM which was stolen from Bushmills in north Antrim in the early hours of this morning. The latest incident took place in Market Square in Bushmills with a digger again used to remove the cash machine from a wall.Detective Chief Inspector Dunny McCubbin has said the ATM is now being examined as part of their investigation into the robbery and appealed for anyone with information to contact detectives in Coleraine. Apr 16th 2019, 10:35 AM By Sean Murray Source: PSNI CC&G District/Twitter The populations served by the ATMs, which are often rural, are being denied access to cash facilities. Farmers and construction firms are suffering the loss of expensive equipment and machinery, a loss from which some will struggle to recover.A dedicated task force has been set up by the PSNI in relation to the thefts, with the figure of cash machines this year taken now in double figures. Gardaí are also investigating two such incidents, which took place in Castleblayney and Kingscourt.“We need communities to help be our eyes and ears,” Henderson added.  Source: David Hunter/Twitter Detectives appeal for info following theft of ATM in Market Sq, Bushmills in early hours of this morning. Phone 101 quoting ref 106 16/04/18 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. It is envisaged Market Sq will remain closed for some time. Motorists should seek alternative routes.— PSNI CC&G District (@PSNICCGDistrict) April 16, 2019 Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more