PCSO Mel Oliveira ~ Bourton on the Water ATM raid
Between 03:00 and 04:00 on the morning of Friday 02/12/2016, person, or persons unknown stole a JCB from a local farm, loaded it onto another vehicle and took it to the Co-op Food Store on Station Rd in Bourton on the Water. There they then used it to pull the ATM out of wall and before loading the ATM in to a stolen Landrover Defender and making off; they left the JCB at the store. If you have any information that could help, please phone 101 and quote Incident 22 of 02/02/2016.
Equally, please reinforce amongst your neighbours, the importance of proper security for large farm machinery. Although the JCB was recovered, this vehicle has had to be seized by Police for forensic and evidential reasons; consequently it cannot be returned immediately.