Thieves Wheel ATM Out of Hotel Lobby

Suspects pose as repairmen to make $15K withdrawal
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 28, 2010 1:40 AM CDT
Thieves Wheel ATM Out of Hotel Lobby
The men are captured on CCTV as they make off with an ATM.   (Garden Grove Police)

Two thieves posing as ATM repairmen making a pre-dawn call withdrew a bank machine stuffed with $15,000 in cash from a California hotel. The men, one of whom wore attire resembling a security guard's uniform, strolled into the Crowne Plaza hotel in Garden Grove, loaded the machine onto a dolly, and departed, the Los Angeles Times reports. They ignored a suspicious coffee shop worker who asked them what they were doing.
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