Police responded fast after calls that a Nisa store in Sale was being ram raided during the early hours.
Shortly after 1am this morning (Saturday 14 September 2019), police were called to reports of a burglary at Nisa Local on Manor Avenue, Sale.
Officers attended and briefly pursued the offenders who were attempting to flee in a Ford Transit van with a stolen cash machine.
The van collided with three cars on Taunton Road before the offenders fled on foot.
No-one was injured.
A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and dangerous driving. He remains in custody for questioning.
A significant amount of damage was caused to the premises.
The cash machine was recovered by officers and enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 7747 or 101 quoting incident number 166 of 14/09/2019, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.