Police probe intoÂ ram raid near Sheffield
A police probe is underway into aÂ ram raid at a shop near Sheffield.
Crooks used a vehicle to force their way through metal shutters at the front of McColls on Union Street in Harthill, Rotherham,Â in the early hours of yesterday.
They struck at around 2am and attempted to steal cigarettes from theÂ shop but failed to access them and left empty-handed.
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In the early hours of Tuesday, July 3 a cash machine was stolen from the same store.
Three men caused someÂ kind of anÂ explosionÂ to blow a hole in the exterior wall of the shop to ripÂ the cash machine out.
They loaded the machine into aÂ red Audi and droveÂ off in the direction of Kiveton Park. Officers investigating the latest incident want to hear from witnesses or anyone withÂ information on those selling stolen cigarettes.
Call South Yorkshire PoliceÂ on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 56 of October 4. Â