JCB used to steal cash machine from Barclays in Groby

The digger outside the branch of Barclays
Image caption The vehicle, known as a telehandler, was left at the scene after the cash machine was ripped from the wall

Ram raiders have stolen a cash machine in an overnight attack on a village bank.

A JCB telehandler was used to steal the machine from Barclays in Groby, near Leicester, at about 02:30 GMT. It was then loaded on to a dark coloured Mitsubishi pick up.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police say they are investigating whether it is linked to several other cash machine thefts across the county.

It is the sixth cash machine to be stolen in Leicestershire since October.

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