Cumbria Police are investigating the attempted theft of an ATM machine from Low Road, Cockermouth.
The incident happened overnight, before 3:08am, on Tuesday, 5th December.
A spokesman for Cumbria Police said: “This is the fourth ATM in West Cumbria to be targeted since September. Whilst we are not currently linking these incidents, we are following all lines of enquiry.
“Police are appealing for any witnesses that may have seen any suspicious activity or vehicles in the area.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact DS Nicholson, West Area Intelligence Unit, on 101, quoting log number 17 of the 5th December, email email@example.com, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.