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Suspects flee after attempting to steal ATM at Lake Charles Bank

Posted at 1:43 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 14:43:45-04

Investigators are searching for those responsible for the attempted theft of an ATM machine at a Lake Charles Bank.

Police say they responded to a local Chase Bank on Tuesday, September 17 in reference to the incident.

Upon arrival, officers found a white Dodge Pickup with a chain attached to the truck and ATM.

Police says the machine had been removed from its concrete slab but was still on the property.

No currency was removed from the machine.

According to police, the suspects fled the location prior to the arrival of officers.

The vehicle used in the crime was reportedly stolen from Sweeny, Texas.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lake Charles Police Department or Crime Stoppers.