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Jalandhar: Miscreants break open ATM, flee with Rs 54,000

Miscreants cut open Canara Bank ATM with gas-cutter, block view of the CCTV cameras with black spray paint

punjab Updated: Apr 28, 2017 16:23 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
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The Canara Bank ATM after the robbery on Friday. Miscreants used gas-cutter to break open the ATM. (HT Photo)

Unidentified miscreants broke into an unguarded Canara Bank automated teller machine (ATM) in Behram village of Bhogpur in the wee hours of Friday. Robbers decamped with Rs 54,000 after breaking open the machine with gas cutters.

The incident came to light when bank officials and security guard opened the ATM kiosk on Friday morning and were shocked to see ATM lying open. Accused sprayed black paint onto the CCTV cameras in the kiosk to block view.

After getting the information about the robbery, the senior police officials rushed to the spot. A probe has been initiated.

First Published: Apr 28, 2017 16:20 IST