A man has been arrested following a suspected attempt to steal a cash machine in Westerham, near Sevenoaks

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The incident at the Nationwide bank in Market Square was reported to Kent Police at 4.50am on Wednesday 28 October 2020.

It was reported that a van was driven into the front of the building, causing a substantial amount of damage.

Officers attended and a 26-year-old man from Croydon was arrested at the scene on suspicion of burglary.

The incident is being investigated by detectives from the Kent and” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Essex Serious Crime Directorate and enquiries are ongoing.

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call the appeal line on 01622 604100 quoting reference 28-0128. You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at