A MAN has been arrested over a raid at an Oxford supermarket, after new 'ram-raid bollards' failed to stop the cash point theft.

The 37-year-old is being held by police and was arrested on suspicion of burglary at Waitrose in Botley Road.

Thames Valley Police were contacted contacted at around 1.30am on Sunday to reports that the cash machine had been stolen.

A Land Rover Defender was abandoned outside the main entrance with a cable attached to the rear.

The incident is the sixth of its kind to take place in Oxfordshire in recent months, but police are still yet to confirm whether they are linking the offences are linked at this stage.

Aldi in Banbury Road, Chipping Norton, was targeted on December 12.

Then on January 2 thieves struck the Co-op Food store in Enstone, Road, Charlbury A week later, the Co-op in Savile Way, Grove, was hit by ram raiders. Aldi in Horspath Driftway, Headington, was raided on Saturday, February 3.

Prior to the incident at Waitrose, Morrisons in Black Bourton Road, Carterton, was targeted on Thursday.