Bury St Edmunds has topped the list of the most dangerous place to withdraw cash from a cash point according to data from Money Super Market which was shared with the Mirror news paper.
According to a serious of Freedom of Information requests with police forces Bury St Edmunds had the highest number of thefts and robberies per person that happened near ATMs, one in every 415 residents in the last decade. This compares to cities such as Leeds where one in 5,143 experienced this crime and in London where one in 6,340 were targeted by a cash point machine.
Newmarket came 4th and Ipswich and Lowestoft were ranked 6th and 7th.
According to the data big cities were ranked as safer with Manchester ranked 19th and London 153rd in the list.
|Position||Location||Number of thefts/robberies near ATMs per resident|
|1st||Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk||one in 415|
|2nd||Watford, Hertfordshire||one in 463|
|3rd||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire||one in 542|
|4th||Newmarket, Suffolk||one in 551|
|5th||Borehamwood, Hertfordshire||one in 621|
|6th||Ipswich, Suffolk||one in 623|
|7th||Lowestoft, Suffolk||one in 658|
|8th||Killingworth, Northumbria||one in 692|
|9th||Market Drayton, Shropshire||one in 693|
|10th||Potters Bar, Hertfordshire||one in 698|