23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of ATM theft in Antrim 3 years ago

23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of ATM theft in Antrim

It's happened again.

Two people were originally arrested following the theft of an ATM at Nutts Corner in Antrim in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).

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Detective Inspector Richard Thornton said: "Police received a report that a digger was being used to remove an ATM from a service station on the Tully Road at around 3.30am this morning."

The PSNI have since arrested another person in connection with the incident.

In a statement issued to JOE on Thursday evening, they said: "A 23-year-old man was arrested in the Antrim area today, Thursday 2 May, by detectives investigating the theft of an ATM at Nutts Corner on Tuesday 30 April.

"He has been arrested on suspicion of theft, criminal damage and arson and he remains in custody at this time. "

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This arrests follows four previous arrests in the past number of days, in relation to the crime.

Since the turn of the year, roughly a dozen ATMs have been stolen using diggers in Northern Ireland, border counties in the Republic of Ireland, and Kells in Meath.