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Gang target cash machine at Bebington bank
9:13am Monday 14th October 2013 in News
Thieves left empty-handed after trying to snatch a cash machine from a Wirral bank in the early hours of Sunday.
Officers were called to the HSBC on Town Lane in Bebington where a gang of five men were trying to remove the ATM.
Police were alerted are attended the incident just before 3am.
But the gang had already left the scene in what is thought to be a black hatchback car.
Officers have not said if the crime was linked to similar incidents last month when explosive gas was used to blast cash machines from walls.
Detectives from the force's Matrix team are investigating.
The scene was sealed for forensic examination and CCTV from the bank and surrounding area is being examined.
House-to-house inquiries are also ongoing.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact the Matrix team on 0151 777 5867 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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