Teenager arrested following attempted ATM theft in Antrim

By Q Radio News

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after an ATM was broken into in Antrim this morning. 

The teenage suspect caught the attention of a passing police patrol on Market Square at around 6am.

He was detained before any cash could be removed.

A PSNI spokesperson said: "A 15 year old boy has been arrested after breaking into an ATM on Market Square in Antrim early this morning.

"A passing police patrol spotted the teenager attempting to access the machine at around 6am.

"Officers approached and detained him before any cash was removed.

"Police enquiries are ongoing and witnesses or anyone with information can contact investigating officers by calling 101, quoting reference 367 15/05/20." 

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