A cash machine has been ripped out of the wall of a shop in the early hours of the morning.
The ATM was stolen at about 00:40 BST from the Spar convenience store on Station Road in Sedbergh, Cumbria, police said.
A section of wall has collapsed as a result of the theft. No-one at the shop was available for comment.
Cumbria Police appealed for witnesses who saw anything suspicious to contact the force.