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Southborough: Three men in custody after allegedly attempting to 'blow up' cash machine in Southborough

By David Gazet
Three men have been arrested on suspicion of attempting to blow up a cash machine at Southborough post office. 
 
The trio were arrested on the A21 near Pembury around 6.30 this morning following a sting by the Metropolitan Police Flying Squad. 
 
A spokesman said: "They were arrested on suspicion of attempting to commit commercial burglary and attempting to cause an explosion."
 
Southborough post office in London Road. Picture Google

Southborough post office in London Road. Picture: Google

 
"The arrests followed an attempted gas-enabled explosion at an ATM in  Southborough, Kent in the early hours of Thursday, 20 April."
 
The three men remain in custody at a south London police station and officers are understood to remain at the scene. 
 

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