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Cash Machine Robbery
Detectives investigating a burglary where in excess of £20,000 was stolen from a cash point machine at a holiday park in Ryde on the Isle of Wight, have charged a man.
Police were alerted to the scene by security at Nodes Point Holiday Park at 2.30am on Tuesday, March 19 and later arrested a 29-year old man on suspicion of burglary.
Hampshire Constabulary would like to thank members of WightSAR Search and Rescue team for their help in assisting specially trained police officers who recovered a significant amount of money after conducting
a search of the surrounding area.
Officers are continuing with a number of enquiries and are appealing to the public for anyone with information relating to this incident to contact Newport District CID.
29-year-old Darren Byrant of Skippets Garden in Basingstoke was charged with burglary and is bailed until Tuesday, May 14, 2013 when he will appear at Isle of Wight Magistrate Courts for a preliminary hearing.
Anyone with information can contact police by phoning 101. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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