Ticket machine is stolen

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THIEVES stole a pay and display machine at an Eastwood car park.

Two men loosened the machine from its foundations by repeatedly reversing a stolen car into it. They loaded the Albert Street machine into the boot before fleeing in the direction of Victoria Street.

The stolen Toyota Yaris was found burned-out and abandoned in Ryemere Close, Eastwood, two days later. 

The town’s beat manager Pc Ross Clarke said: “We are very interested to speak with anyone who may have witnessed either of these thefts or has any details about the suspects.

“Parking metres are emptied frequently, and are all covered by CCTV.”

The incident happened at 2am on January 9. Call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.