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Newark man due in court charged with theft of a cash machine and conspiracy to steal high-value motors




A 29-year-old man is due to appear in court charged with the theft of a cash machine and a conspiracy to steal motor vehicles over the last ten months.

The theft relates to an incident where a telehandler was smashed into the front of a shop and the cash machine was ripped out and loaded into a Transit van.

The cash machine was stolen from this McColl's store. (37021657)
The cash machine was stolen from this McColl's store. (37021657)

It happened at the McColl's store in High Street, Blyth, Worksop at 12.11am on March 20, 2020.

The telehandler had been stolen from a nearby farm and the Transit van had been stolen a few days earlier in Bingham.

The cash machine was found by police in a field next to the A17 in Newark later the same day as its theft.

Luke Anderson, 29, of Ash Road, Newark, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court tomorrow (Monday, June 22) charged with the theft of a cash machine and conspiracy to steal motor vehicles - relating to the theft of a number of high-value vehicles between August 28, 2019, and June 19, 2020.

Detective Sergeant Rick Ellis, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: "Cash machine thefts often involve a degree of planning and numerous offences in the build-up, including the theft of vehicles.

"Not only do they cause disruption and heartache for the businesses affected but also for those whose vehicles are then used in a crime.

"Detectives have been working hard on this investigation and will now put one man before the courts. But the investigation continues and I would urge anyone with information to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 4 of March 20, 2020."



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