A gang smashed their way into a Spar store in Bristol before pulling a cash machine free with a rope fixed to a Vauxhall Cavalier car.
The raiders, who struck at Spar in Mangotsfield, then loaded the machine into a waiting 4x4 before making their escape. A man was later arrested in posession of the Cavalier and bailed pending further inquiries.

A man ordered two members of staff to hand over money from a safe while threatening them with a knife at a c-store in Bath. No one was injured during the incident at the Smile store but the robber escaped with cash and a mobile phone.

Three armed robbers lay in wait outside an Essex c-store before attacking a security guard delivering cash. Staff and shoppers at the Co-op store in Benfleet scattered as the gang forced the guard to hand over money intended for the ATM.

A Cambridgeshire c-store was targeted for the third time in a year when three masked men brutally attacked its owner before escaping with £600 in cash. Saravanan Thangamany of Sharma's Corner Store in March was left needing treatment after being kicked.

Ramraiders made off with a cash machine after driving a stolen Ford Mondeo into a Spar store in Weston Downs, Stafford. Police say the gang of at least four men drove to nearby Alder Grove where the car was found.

A robber armed with a handgun raided a Belfast cash and carry on the Ballygomartin Road. The man ordered a member of staff to hand over money from the till. The robber, who is described as being in his late teens, ran off towards the Glencairn area.