DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas are investigating after an ATM machine was ripped apart at a local bank.

The vandalism and theft happened around 2:30 a.m. at a Chase bank in the 3700 block of West Illinois Avenue.

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Police were notified after an alarm company alerted them to a possible theft in progress.

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Investigators say the thieves used a stolen pickup to drive up to the machine, attach a chain to the front cover, and pull the cash box out.

Officers later found the stolen truck abandoned, but there was no sign of the thieves or the stolen cash.

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No word on exactly how much money was taken.