Thieves use explosives to blow up cash machine at petrol garage on A505 near Ashwell

Thieves used explosives to blow up the cash machine at the petrol garage on the A505 near Ashwell.

Thieves used explosives to blow up the cash machine at the petrol garage on the A505 near Ashwell. - Credit: Archant

One lane of the A505 nortbound near Ashwell remains closed this morning after thieves blew up a cash machine.

Police were called at 2.52am to the BP garage just past the A505 Odsey turning for Ashwell.

It is not known if any cash was taken and officers are believed to be still on the scene.

It is not clear when the road will fully open.

If anyone has information about the incident you can call Cambs police on non-emergency number 101.


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