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Thieves use massive forklift to attempt to steal ATM, police say

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HOUSTON – Houston police are working to learn who attempted to steal an ATM from a Wells Fargo Bank in north Houston.

Investigators said they were called around 3:30 a.m. to the 3600 block of Eastex Freeway for a report of a panic alarm. There, they found a large, green forklift used to attempt to steal the machine.

A box truck was also located nearby, police said. The vehicle has since been processed for evidence.