Four arrested in raids by police investigating Cambs ATM thefts
POLICE have arrested four people in connection with a spate of ram raids across the region.
More than 70 officers took part in a series of co-ordinated raids this morning (Thursday).
Warrants were carried out in Peterborough and Newborough in Cambridgeshire and Spalding in Lincolnshire.
Three men, aged 59, 44 and 28, were arrested along with a 28-year-old woman.
All four are being held at Huntingdon Police Station on suspicion of conspiracy to steal. The woman and the 28-year-old man are also being held on suspicion of money laundering.
Searches are continuing at several locations.
The arrests are part of Operation Felix – an investigation into 20 ATM thefts and attempted thefts in the region during 2012.
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They include 16 reported in Cambridgeshire, three in Lincolnshire and one in Hertfordshire.