Police are investigating a connection between the Darfield ATM burglary and the Porters Pass fire which both occurred yesterday, Sunday 1 September.
Police were called at about 7am to South Terrace, Darfield, after a report of an ATM having been dislodged from the wall at about 3am.
The ATM front was later found dumped on Cridges Road.
No money was stolen during the incident.
Police believe a Nissan Mistral vehicle was involved in the attempt to take the ATM.