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Blowtorch used on forecourt in botched raid

John Wood ·
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Raiders are believed to have used a blowtorch on a forecourt in a bid to steal from a cash machine in West Yorkshire. 

The incident took place at about 4am on Friday March 22 at Silsden Self Service Station, in Keighley Road. 

Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. 

A spokesman said: “Fire damage was caused to the machine in the attack.

“Enquiries are continuing and anyone who can assist is asked to contact Bradford District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13190148480, or use the live chat facility at

“Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 19 August 2019
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands132.1066.40141.37129.07
North East130.85144.25128.58
North West131.60139.66128.82
Northern Ireland129.13134.50126.35
South East132.8662.50141.62129.81
South West132.24138.89129.06
West Midlands131.8660.90141.24128.98
Yorkshire & Humber131.40140.49128.65

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