DRAMATIC footage has captured thieves attempting to use a car to smash through the front of a post office.

CCTV shows a group of theives using a 4x4 to ram-raid the Emmbrook Post Office in Wokingham this morning.

The footage shows them making a number of attempts to ram the car into the front of the shop in a bid to steal the ATM machine.

It is not known if the attempts were successful.

The Post Office confirmed the shop has been closed after the 'traumatising' break-in. 

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Police are still guarding the scene this morning with a cordon in place, as shattered glass is sprawled across the ground in front.

The glass frontage to the shop is completely smashed in and nobody is able to get inside.