HPD: ATM taken in smash-and-grab

HOUSTON - Thieves crashed into a southeast Houston convenience store to steal an ATM, police said.

Houston police said a passer-by called 911 after spotting a big hole in the On the Go Mart on Howard Drive near Ahrens Street about 4 a.m. on Friday.

Investigators went to the store and found that the ATM was gone.

Surveillance video showed that the smash-and-grab happened about 2:50 a.m.  The video showed that a vehicle was crashed into the building several times before breaking through the wall.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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