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Ireland Cross-Border gang linked to ATM digger raid

08:55  18 november  2019
08:55  18 november  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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It is understood a digger and lorry were used in the raid and remained at the scene. The ATM box was also left at the scene. Gardaí say the raiders left the He said the continuation of ATM robberies will result in depriving towns and village of such facilities and is not helping in promoting our border regions.

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a building with a clock on the side of a road: ATM theft: The scene in Dunleer, Co Louth. Photo: Dave Conachy ATM theft: The scene in Dunleer, Co Louth. Photo: Dave Conachy

Gardaí investigating the theft of cash in an ATM raid believe a cross-Border gang may have been responsible and could have used two SUVs to make their escape.

The amount of cash taken from the Bank of Ireland machine, which is on Main Street in Dunleer, Co Louth, has not been revealed but the bank said that the branch will reopen this morning.

The external ATM of the branch was destroyed in the raid around 3.20am on Saturday when a digger, which was stolen from the Hackballscross area of Co Louth, was used to cut the ATM from the external wall.

The digger was brought to Dunleer on a stolen flat-bed trailer.

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A Garda source said gardaí are interested in two Toyota SUVs, one of which was silver in colour and had a long wheel base, the other was black in colour and had a short wheel base.

Both are believed to have headed northwards from Dunleer after the raid.

"Gardaí believe those responsible left the scene in a silver Toyota Land Cruiser with a partial registration of 04-MH heading north of Dunleer," a Garda spokesperson said.

"Gardaí are appealing for any person who saw this vehicle or knows the whereabouts of the vehicle to contact them at Drogheda garda station on 041 987 4200, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station."

Gardaí have also appealed for anyone who was in Dunleer between 3am and 4am on Saturday and "who saw anything unusual, and to any road users with camera footage, to make contact".

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