April 3, 2011

ATM machine ripped from foundation, stolen

Two thieves made a big withdrawal from an ATM in Lexington by pulling the machine itself from its foundation in a bank parking lot.

Lexington police say a machine at the First National Bank of the South at 5075 South Boulevard was removed with a forklift stolen from a nearby construction site. The theft was discovered when alarms went off at 5:13 a.m. Sunday.

Police are studying video surveillance cameras, which show two men loading the ATM in the cab of a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck that was reported stolen from Lauren Ridge Apartments.

If you have information on this case, call the Lexington Police Department or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC.

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