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Man arrested following attempted theft from cash machine
Thursday 8th December, 2005

At around 4.10am this morning, Thursday 8 December 2005 officers in Platt Bridge were informed of an attempted theft of money from a cash machine.

Two men were seen trying to get money from a stand-alone cash machine at a fast food restaurant on Taberner Road with a blow torch. They were was unsuccessful and ran away from the scene.

The blow torch caused the machine to set alight and the Fire Brigade attended and extinguished the fire.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the incident and remains in custody, where he will be questioned during the day.

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