UPDATE Cash Machine raid Santander Birkdale Village Southport (VIDEO) May 23rd, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments UPDATE: OTS News.co.uk understands that a large amount of cash was stolen during the Santander raid. Thieves forced the main door open and entered the building and made their way to the rear of the cash machine, and empited it. Police statement BREAK IN AT SANTANDER BANK IN BIRKDALE Merseyside Police is investigating a theft from a bank in Birkdale early this morning (Thursday 23 May). Officers were called to a branch of the Santander bank in Liverpool Road at around 3.30am following reports that four men had broken into the rear of the premises. The men appeared to have welding equipment with them and forced open the cash machine in the building. They took money from the machine and made off in a dark coloured Nissan Almera car, leaving some cash on the pavement. Officers have conducted a search of the area and the scene was cordoned off for examination. House-to-house enquiries have been undertaken and CCTV is being examined from the area. Police are appealing to anyone who might have seen anything or might know anything more about the incident to call CID on 0151 777 3055 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. CSI are currently on scene. Police were called to Santander, Birkdale Village, Southport, during the early hours of Thursday morning 23rd May 2013, following reports of a cash machine raid. A cash machine was smashed pieces as thieves tried to gain access to the money. The area has been cordoned off and CSI are on their way to the scene. Update to appear later Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!