Police are reviewing CCTV footage after a ram raid in Clermont.
Police are reviewing CCTV footage after a ram raid in Clermont.

ATM ripped from CQ pub in destructive crime spree

Destructive thieves ripped an ATM out of a wall during a ram raid of a Clermont business overnight Wednesday.

Police were called to the Grand Hotel in Clermont about 6.50am Thursday after a hotel manager woke to find the destruction.

A Queensland Police spokeswoman said the building at the corner of Capella and Daintree St was severely damaged, with a whole wall ripped out during the theft of the ATM.

It is understood the ATM was found at the scene of a car fire in Clermont on Thursday morning, which police are also investigating

It is not known at this stage how much money was stolen.

The Grand Hotel Motel in Clermont. Picture: Facebook
The Grand Hotel Motel in Clermont. Picture: Facebook

More stories:

Mackay region's break-in hot spots

Couple haunted by brutal death five years on

'Keyboard warriors' warned: Don't add to the crime rate

The spokeswoman said police were reviewing CCTV footage and detectives from the Moranbah Crime Investigation Branch had arrived on scene.

There are no suspects at this stage and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information for police should phone Policelink on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Subscriber benefits:

Your dose of Harry Bruce cartoons

Five ways to get more from your digital subscription

WATCH: Your guide to reading the Daily Mercury online



LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dry version of Snowy 2 won’t work

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dry version of Snowy 2 won’t work

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Trip to get jumper back lands big sister in trouble

Premium Content Trip to get jumper back lands big sister in trouble

A young mother who went along for a ride when her younger sister picked up a jumper...

Altum goes back to drawing board on GKI

Premium Content Altum goes back to drawing board on GKI

Altum Property Group on Thursday revealed it had revised its budget.