ODESSA (CBS Local) – The staff of a Texas bank got a big surprise when they showed up at work Wednesday morning — the bank’s ATM was missing and a forklift used to remove it was left in the parking lot.

The automated teller machine had been stolen at about 3:30 a.m. from an AimBank in Odessa.

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The thief or thieves had used a stolen forklift to pry the ATM from its from its foundation, CBS affiliate KOSA reported.

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“There were no employees present at the time and no injuries are reported,” AIM Bank said in a statement. “There was an undisclosed amount of money taken from the ATM and the ATM has been recovered.”

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Police say the forklift was stolen from a construction site about a half-mile from the bank. Police are still searching for the thieves.