JACINTO CITY, Texas -

The Jacinto City Police Department is being credited for catching a suspect accused of stealing an ATM.

Police say they were called out around 2 a.m. Thursday to a gas station on Mercury at Pillot Street.

When they arrived they found a man driving off with an ATM in the back of his truck.

Police caught 22-year-old Gustavo Barriga a few blocks from that gas station.

Investigators say Barriga tied a rope to his truck to pull the ATM out of the store.

He's being held on a $50,000 bond.