Police have launched an appeal after a cash machine was targeted at a Post Office in Langley Park.
Durham Police say that the incident happened
at around 3.45am this morning (March 5) at Langley Park Post Office on Quebec Street.
Those involved within the incident are believed to have a stolen Red Ford Fiesta, a stolen Ford Transit van and a New Holland JCB type tractor to travel to Langley Park where they have attempted to remove a cash point built into the wall of the post office.
Those involved failed in their attempts to steal the cash machine and the suspects then made off in a Red Ford Fiesta along Quebec Road towards Quebec Village.
A spokesperson, from Durham Constabulary said: “Nobody was injured during the incident. However, it has caused significant damage to the front of the post office.
“We would like to appeal to anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the Langley Park area in the early hours of this morning to come forward.”
It is understood that the Transit and tractor were left at the scene.
Anyone with any information should call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 25 of March 5.
Alternatively, information can be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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