Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant footage to come forward after an ATM machine was stolen from a Poole store.

Dorset Police received a report at 3.43am on Thursday 9 June 2022 in relation to an incident at the Co-op store in Poole Road in Upton. It was reported that a vehicle, believed to be a black Range Rover, was driven into the front of the store and four or five men dressed in black clothing got out and loaded the ATM machine into the car.

The vehicle is reported to have travelled eastbound on the A35 in the direction of Creekmoor as it left the scene.

Detective Inspector Nicky Jenkins, of Dorset County CID, said: “We have launched a full investigation into this incident and are carrying out a number of enquiries.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened or saw any suspicious activity in the area around the time of the incident.

“To assist our investigation, I would also urge residents or motorists who were in the area to please review any home CCTV, doorbell or dashcam footage for any possible sightings of the vehicle mentioned above or anything else of relevance.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220091447.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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