Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Lloyds bank cashpoint theft attempt

Thieves have tried to steal a cash machine embedded in the wall of a bank in Southampton.

Police say they used a variety of tools to break into the brick wall surrounding the machine at the Lloyds bank in Locks Heath shopping centre.

The thieves' attempt failed when they were disturbed, leaving the machine and wall damaged.

The attempted theft occurred overnight into Thursday morning. Police have carried out tests at the scene.

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