Reckless thieves have blasted an ATM machine in Blackpool earlier today (Tuesday 17th August). The dangerous raid took place at the SPAR store located on Kincraig Road at around 3.50 a.m., the offenders fleeing the scene with the cash from the ATM.
Pictures shared on social media show the surrounding wall and roof of the convenience store suffered significant damage in the blast.
A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “We were called around 3.50 a.m. today following an incident in Kincraig Road, Blackpool. It was reported an ATM machine close to the Spar store had been damaged following an explosion. An investigation is underway and enquiries ongoing.’ Anyone with information has been asked to call police on 101, quoting log number 0170 of August 17.
The Spar shop (pictured below) had recently been refurbished.