Police were called out to an incident at Mintlaw’s recently-opened Co-op store after reports that the cash machine had been interfered with.
The incident is believed to have happened in the early hours of yesterday morning (Monday, August 26).
A secure cash transportation team were also present to ensure the cash machine money was protected from further raids.
The Co-op store was open to the public as the security team worked to secure the machine.
Police investigations are continuing to establish what happened at the store. Anyone with information is asked to call 101.