Pic of the Week: Cash Machine Carnage

Top tip: If you forget your PIN there’s no need to lose your rag and take it out on the machine.  At around 2.30am on Saturday morning a loud bang rang out along Heath Road in Twickenham. Was it an explosion of some kind? It certainly sounded like one. The result? One mangled cash machine… devoid of cash.   The ex-stand-alone cash machine is located on the corner of Heath Road and Heath Gardens, opposite Tesco Express. By the morning, the scene was taped off and police officers were busy looking for evidence in the debris strewn across the pavement and talking to locals who may have seen something.

The incident is similar to one on the morning of August 10th when thieves used propane to blow open a cash machine at an Esso petrol station on Hounslow Road in Hanworth. And there are more examples around of this type of cash machine robbery. Propane, petrol, sensible stuff.

If you have any information that might be of interest to the boys in blue, we’re sure they’d love to hear from you.

 

Well out of order

Well out of order

Looking for clues...

Looking for clues…

The former cash machine

The former cash machine

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4 responses to “Pic of the Week: Cash Machine Carnage

  1. Boss

    Presumably, they were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off?

  2. illiad1

    there was fireworks on fri night…(for start of rugger season???) maybe they had some left over???? :O

  3. A.Robot (Mrs)

    Local gardener enraged that the machines haven’t reverted to pounds, shillings, pence and groats yet?

  4. I certainly heard the bang.