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Street lighting and alarm wires cut in Fermanagh ATM theft

Alarm wires and street lighting were cut before the burglary, police say

Six people have been arrested in connection with theft from an ATM in a Co Fermanagh shop.

Police said street lighting and alarm wires were cut and several thousand pounds taken from the ATM which is inside a shop in Trory on the outskirts of Enniskillen.

Detective Inspector Trevor Stevenson said the burglary is believed to have taken place between 1.30am and 5.30am yesterday.

"We believe the perpetrators cut the street lighting and alarm wires prior to forcing entry to the shop and were then on site for a number of hours."

Five men and one woman, aged between 22 and 51, were arrested in Crossgar, Co Down.

DI Stevenson asked that anyone who travelled on the Irvinestown Road between 1.30am and 5.30am on Thursday August 2 to contact police.


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