Bishop Auckland man arrested over Scorton post office raid

POLICE investigating a burglary and theft of a cash machine from Scorton post office have arrested a Bishop Auckland man.

The 18-year-old was arrested yesterday in connection with the incident, which occurred at around 1.15am on Thursday, October 18.

He has been released on bail to allow for further police enquiries.

Detective Inspector Darrin Knight, of Northallerton CID, said: “This is very much a live investigation. If you have any information about the theft of the cash machine I urge you to come forward and contact the police or Crimestoppers straight away.”

Anyone who can help the police with their enquiries is asked to contact Northallerton CID on 101, press option 2 and ask for Darrin Knight. Alternatively information can be emailed to

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12120179783.


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