DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas are searching for a group of would-be ATM robbers who didn’t have a very successful morning.
The incident happened at a 7-Eleven store in the 2500 block of Oak Lawn Avenue.READ MORE: Crowley ISD Dropping Mask Mandate As COVID-19 Case Numbers In School District Drop
It was before sunrise when 3 or 4 masked men, in a pickup, buzzed past an employee outside sweeping the parking lot. The driver crashed through the glass storefront and slammed into an ATM machine.READ MORE: Mavericks Fans Must Bring COVID-19 Vaccine Card Or Proof Of Negative Test To Attend Dallas' Home Opener
Several men then jumped out, grabbed the ATM, and put it in the back of the truck. But as the driver attempted to speed away the money machine fell out of the truck-bed and onto the roadway.
The thieves didn’t stop to pick up the money machine. When officers arrived they used a dolly to carry the ATM back to the store.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth, 1 Building Evacuated
The search continues for the robbers.