Nottinghamshire Police have launched an investigation after an ‘explosive’ was used to steal money from a Co-op cash machine in Bingham. Police were called at 1.40am today, Friday December 7, after reports that the windows to the Co-op store in Market Place had been smashed. A vehicle had been seen outside, and around five people wearing dark clothing and balaclavas got out the vehicle to target the cash machine before escaping with the money. The Co-op store is based on Church Street in Bingham Market Place. A Nottinghamshire Police spokesperson said: “We were called to reports that the windows to the Co-op in Market Place had been smashed at around 1.40am today. “It’s believed that the offenders used an explosive to access the device and detectives are working regional colleagues to establish whether it’s linked to any other incident. “If anyone saw anything or has any information that could help, please contact us on 101 quoting incident 54 of 7 December. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.” Get the most important news straight in your inbox before 9am every day – sign up to Nottinghamshire Live’s newsletter. No complicated forms to fill out, just enter your email address in the black box at the top of this page.