Thieves attempt to break in to cash machine at Ely Railway Station using a welder

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station,

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station, - Credit: Archant

Thieves tried to steal a cash machine from Ely Railway Station using a welder during the early hours of this morning.

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station,

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station, - Credit: Archant

Cambridgeshire Police were called to attend the scene at 5am after the fire service reported thieves attempted to weld an ATM open.

The incident is now being handled by British Transport Police.

A BTP spokesman said: ““We were called to Ely station shortly after 5am on Thursday, 21 January to reports of a break-in.

“Colleagues from Cambridgeshire Constabulary also attended and found the station had been accessed and an attempt made to break in to a cash machine.

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station,

Cash Machine raid, Ely Railway Station, - Credit: Archant


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“Enquiries into the incident are ongoing at this time.”

Anyone with information should contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference 49 of 21/1/16.

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Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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