19/11/2019

ATM Thefts: Three Arrested Over Co Down Incident

Three men in their 20s have been arrested following the attempted theft of an ATM machine in Ballynahinch, Co Down.

The suspects, aged 24, 25 & 26 were detained in the Saintfield area.

Substantial damage was caused to a garage on the Belfast Road after the failed theft. A bulldozer was used to rip the machine from the wall, causing the forecourt roof to collapse.
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The incident took place in the early hours of Monday 28 November and caused widespread disruption on the busy route throughout the day.

The three men remain in custody assisting officers with their enquiries as of Tuesday afternoon, 19 November.



(JG/MH)

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