Ballyclare cash machine theft used stolen digger

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image captionConsiderable damage was caused to the building during the incident

Police are appealing for information after a digger was used to remove a cash machine from a service station.

The burglary took place shortly before 02:00 BST on Saturday on the Templepatrick Road in Ballyclare, County Antrim.

Detectives said the digger had been stolen a short time earlier from a nearby building site and then set on fire and destroyed after the incident.

Considerable damage was caused to the building during the incident.