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Friday, 8 April 2016

BREAKING UPDATE: Peel Park Post Office badly damaged by cashpoint raiders

BREAKING UPDATE: Peel Park Post Office badly damaged by cashpoint raiders

UPDATE: Peel Park Post Office badly damaged by cashpoint raiders

A POST office suffered major damage after it was targeted by cashpoint raiders in a 4x4 early today.
Police were called at 3.10am to a report of possible "interference" with a cash machine at Peel Park Post Office in Airedale Road, off Otley Road.
The caller reported that an alarm had sounded, but no entry had been gained to the cash machine.
Police at the scene of the cashpoint raid at Peel Park Post Office 
Police then received a further call at 3.52am to the same location after reports were received of a 4x4 type vehicle being used to try to rip the cash machine from the wall.
The vehicle was described as a dark coloured Mitsubishi which was driven off towardsBarkerend Road.
A search was made in the area to trace the suspects but none were located.
At 5.17am, police were told that a grey Mitsubishi 4x4 had been found burned out in Newlands Place, Bradford.

Police at the scene today
The incident left the area around the building's cash point partially collapsed. The cash machine was damaged but not removed.
Police remain at the scene today and the building has been cordoned off as officers investigate.
Investigatioins are ongoing to establish if the burned out vehicle is linked to raid, said a spokeman.

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