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14. July 2017 | Comments (3)

Police have released CCTV footage of thieves using a telehandler to remove a cash machine from a bank in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, UK.

The clip from Monday morning shows a Bobcat T3571 telehandler being driven into the town centre, lining up in front of the building and then the operator telescopes the boom before charging at the building, and breaking through. He then struggles to recover the cash machine, repeatedly withdrawing the machine and trying again.

Ashby la zouche raid
The raid underway note the accomplice with slings at the ready

At one point he nearly overturns the machine. A co-conspirator who has arrived with a pickup truck, pulls a web sling from the back of the truck, one assumes to lift the machine after the telehandler operator fails to get it on the forks.

It is believed that three vehicles in total were used in the robbery, including a dark coloured Audi and the silver pickup truck, with police appealing for anything that may help trace the criminals. Perhaps they should also be charged with operating a telehandler without the appropriate training?

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The telehandler next morning
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Buns
16. July 2017 22:53

With my cynical hat on I note that perhaps the extortionate prices being charged by profiteering CPCS test centres for the blue card and NVQ is driving destitute plant operators to take desperate measures to obtain the cash..!!

Holy Grale
15. July 2017 12:25

Obviously untrained and no ticket, had the jockey been "above board", they will have successfully done the deed !!

Holy Grale
15. July 2017 12:23

Obviously the wrong machine for the job, untrained and no ticket, had the jockey been "above board", they will have successfully done the deed !!

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