Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the theft of an ATM from the wall of a bank at Main Street, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan at 4am on Sunday.
Gardaí were alerted and immediately went to the scene where, on arrival, they discovered that a large digger had been used to remove the ATM from the bank.
The ATM was placed on a trailer which was being towed by a light coloured large four wheel drive SUV. This vehicle left the scene in the direction of Carrickmacross.
The scene is sealed off to facilitate an technical examination of the area by Garda Crime Scene Examiners.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact then at Bailleboro Garda Station on 042 9694570.