Authorities in San Antonio Thursday are searching for thieves accused of using a stolen forklift to try pulling an ATM from a bank.
They didn't succeed. The ATM was recovered and the forklift turned up behind a nearby business still running and beeping, WOAI reported.
Bold move! Thieves stole heavy equipment from construction site. Drove across to bank. Stole ATM. Dumped forklift. pic.twitter.com/YU2JvHegDN— darlene dorsey (@darlenedorseyTV) July 18, 2016
Photos and video from the scene showed a big mess outside the bank. The ATM was smashed in pieces, with debris tossed around the driveway.
Police were notified about the heist at the Chase Bank branch at 3 a.m. on Monday morning.