SEVERAL offenders are believed to be responsible for the theft of a cash machine from a Co-op store on Main Street, Ingleton.

Police have launched an investigation into the theft, which happened early yesterday morning (Wednesday).

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The offence occurred at around 4am on Wednesday (March 27) at the store on Main Street in Ingleton.

"Several offenders are believed to be involved in the break-in and theft. A thorough search of the area was carried out by officers and enquiries into the offence are ongoing."

Anyone with any information that could help police with their investigation is asked to call police on 101 quoting the reference number  122 400 53242. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously, to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111; or via its website.