HOUSTON – Authorities are searching for the men responsible for thousands of dollars’ worth of damages caused during an attempt to steal money from an ATM.
The incident happened around 3:35 a.m. on July 5 in the 7400 block of FM 1960 in northwest Harris County, authorities said.
According to officials, at least four men drove a stolen white Toyota Tundra to an ATM in the area and used hooks, chains and a crowbar to try and force open the machine.
While they were not able to steal any money, authorities said the attempted theft caused $69,000 in damages.
Authorities said the men fled the scene, and there is now a search underway in an effort to locate them.
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