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Police investigate early morning Epsom break in

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UPDATE

Police are investigating a burglary in Epsom this morning (16 August).

Investigators have been told a white utility was used to smash the front doors of the shopping centre on Howard Street about 2.55am.

It is believed the offenders attempted to break open the ATMs inside the shopping centre with the vehicle however the offenders were unsuccessful and drove away.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.

EARLIER

Police are investigating after a break in at the Village Epsom Shopping Centre early this morning.

Officers were called to the centre on Howard Street around 3am to find two automatic glass doors badly damaged.

Two ATMs in the main area also received significant damage.

Detectives will carry out their investigation this morning, while its hoped Woolworths will be able to resume buisness as usual by midday.

More to come.

Image taken by Daniel Brewer.