Police investigating the theft of an ATM at Milnthorpe have charged two men.
Michael Campbell, 37, of Wooley Meadows, Stanley Crook, Durham, and Jason Brazauskas, 30, of Church Street, Toronto, Bishop Auckland, are both due before Barrow Magistrates’ Court today.
Both men are charged with burglary, two counts of taking a vehicle without consent and two charges of criminal damage.
They were charged following investigations launched after the theft of an ATM from The Square, Milnthorpe, yesterday.
Officers were alerted at 3.53am to the theft and a police response was launched involving officers from Cumbria and Lancashire.
Extra high visibility patrols have been deployed to Milnthorpe to offer additional reassurance to the community.