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VIDEO: Would-be thieves rip open ATM in botched heist on Florida Blvd. Tuesday morning

3 months 4 days 2 hours ago Tuesday, June 16 2020 Jun 16, 2020 June 16, 2020 5:00 PM June 16, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A pair's failed attempt at stealing from an ATM was caught on camera, and now police are looking for the suspects.

The crime was caught on camera around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday outside a Capital One bank on Florida Boulevard. The two masked suspects are seen in surveillance video ripping open the machine with crowbars, with a pickup truck carrying a heavy-duty chain just feet away.

After about a minute of trying to wrestle the ATM open, the two sprint back to their truck and drive off empty-handed.

Police located a truck matching the vehicle seen in the video around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Several officers were seen gathered in the parking lot where the truck was found, near the intersection of Florida Boulevard and Cora Drive.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at 225-389-3824.

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