Cash stolen from car park ticket machine in Wharf Road, Stamford

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A car park ticket machine is out of action after thieves drilled into it and stole the money within.

The theft took place in Wharf Road carpark, Stamford, between 3pm and 10pm on May 14.

The machine is one of three in the car park operated by South Kesteven District Council.

Strategic director of corporate focus Daren Turner said: “The two other machines on the site are still in operation. We are working with the supplier of the machines to tighten security to try to avoid future incidents of this type.

“We plan to have the damaged machine up and running within the next few days.”

If you saw anything call police on 101 quoting crime number 32130019037.