We can’t be everywhere at once, say police hunting ATM raiders in Northern Ireland BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Police have defended their response to the recent spate of ATM thefts across Northern Ireland, saying they “can’t be everywhere at once”. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/we-cant-be-everywhere-at-once-say-police-hunting-atm-raiders-in-northern-ireland-37991359.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37991915.ece/be0ce/AUTOCROP/h342/police%20lines.jpg Email Police have defended their response to the recent spate of ATM thefts across Northern Ireland, saying they “can’t be everywhere at once”. The PSNI is under pressure after brazen thieves used a digger to rip a cash machine from the wall of O’Kanes Filling Station in Dungiven, Co Londonderry, yesterday morning. This brings the total number of ATMs stolen this year to nine following eight separate incidents. But in a Facebook post, an officer at PSNI Craigavon said police simply couldn’t predict which cash machine would be targeted next. “I could sit for hours at an ATM but no sooner am I round the corner than a team of crooks arrive,” the officer said. “The idea that we can watch them 24/7 is pure fiction.” Meanwhile, Detective Chief Inspector David Henderson acknowledged the concerns of the public and business community, saying police remained determined to catch those behind these “despicable” crimes. “I cannot emphasise this enough: we are committed to… Read full this story
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