Ripponden Co-op store remains closed after thieves attacked cash machine in early hours

A supermarket in Ripponden remains closed this morning after thieves attacked a cash machine and escaped with a cash box.

Thieves targeted the Co-op in Oldham Road, Ripponden, during the early hours.

West Yorkshire Police were called to reports of an ongoing incident at the Co-op store in Oldham Road shortly after 3.45am today.

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"We apologise to our customers for the inconvenience caused and hope to reopen to serve the community as soon as possible.

Thieves targeted the Co-op in Oldham Road, Ripponden, during the early hours.

"The Co-op takes retail crime very seriously and implements a wide range of measures to deter criminal activity and aid convictions. We appeal for anyone with information to come forward to the police.”

A police spokeswoman said: "Police received reports shortly after 3.45am this morning of an ongoing incident at the Co-op store on Oldham Road, Ripponden.

"Officers attended and found damage had been caused to an ATM machine and the cash box stolen. Enquiries are ongoing."

Thieves targeted the Co-op in Oldham Road, Ripponden, during the early hours.