A shopfront has been damaged after thieves used a digger to steal a cash machine.
Kent Police said they received a call at 4.50am on Sunday reporting that a JCB digger had been used to remove the dispenser from the Co-op in Hopeville Avenue, Broadstairs.
The cash machine was removed from the building, causing significant damage to the shop front as a result.
The vehicle was later found along a farm track off Hopeville Avenue, along with the cash machine.
Witnesses reported seeing two men leave the scene.
Anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage is asked to contact police.