Dyfed Powys police are appealing for witnesses to what they say is an attempted cash machine theft in Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant.

A statement from officers says a witness saw a group of men 'acting suspiciously' in the early hours of this morning (Friday, January 25) after a vehicle stopped in Market Square, before leaving the scene in a hurry.

The full statement read: "Dyfed-Powys Police is appealing for witnesses following an attempted cash point theft at the free standing cash machine on Market Square in Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant.

"A member of the public saw a vehicle stop at Market Square and then people, believed to be men, leave the vehicle and act suspiciously at the site.

"The witness was threatened by one of the men before they got back in the vehicle and left the scene at speed.

"Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen a vehicle in the area between 2am and 3.30am on Friday, January 25."

Anyone with information that can help officers with their investigation is asked to report it by calling 101. If you are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired text the non-emergency number on 07811 311 908. Quote reference: DP-20190125-020.