Police were called to the theft of an ATM in Swan Street, Sible Hedingham, shortly after 3am on Monday, May 1.
A JCB was driven into the front of a shop in order to steal an ATM cash point from inside. A black pickup truck and silver Audi were also believed to be involved in the incident.
The ATM was stolen and a number of suspects were wearing what appeared to be dark hooded tops with masks covering their faces.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Dc Jamie Stirland at Braintree CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.