They definitely weren’t inconspicuous.
Wild video exhibits the second a gaggle of thieves in Oakland yanked a complete financial institution ATM out of the bottom, hitched it to the again of a van with a rope after which dragged the metallic machine whereas rushing down a street, sending sparks flying by the air.
The footage was captured by a bystander who couldn’t consider his eyes, according to KTVU, which obtained the clip.
Two ATMS — together with the one dragged by the van — had been stolen Sunday from separate places within the Californian metropolis combating an increase in property crime, in response to Oakland police.
The automated teller machine within the video was stolen from the skin of a Bank of America on Hegenberger Road shortly earlier than 7:30 a.m., the police division mentioned.
“Multiple people” used instruments to tear out the ATM earlier than taking off with it — as proven within the video, cops mentioned.
The witness who filmed the wild heist informed KTVU he noticed three or 4 individuals concerned within the theft.
The different ATM was stolen from a close-by enterprise on Alameda Avenue about an hour earlier, police mentioned.
On Tuesday, Oakland police introduced that they arrested one suspect in connection to the Bank of America theft.
They took Anthony Pearson into custody the identical day of the thefts, however are persevering with to seek for the opposite assailants.