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Two men break into Jackson Hole Diner, steal ATM machine

July 16, 2013 By Christian Murray

Police are searching for a pair of brazen thieves who entered the Jackson Hole Diner and walked out the door with the ATM.

One of the suspects entered the 69-35 Astoria Boulevard diner at around 4:25 a.m. on Monday, July 8 and removed the ATM machine from inside while the other suspect acted as a lookout, the police said. Both suspects fled in a light-colored Honda CRV.

The cash dispenser was worth about $2,000 and loaded with over $9,000 in cash, according to a police source quoted by the Daily News.

The police are asking anyone with information to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls are confidential.

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Its unfortunate that incidents of ATM thefts and frauds are increasing day by day. ATM machines have become a daily necessity, and the only source for immediate cash for consumers. With such incidents on rise, consumers as well as ATM owners should follow strict security measures.


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