ATM Stolen During Smash & Grab


AND WILL BRING US A LIVE REPORT STRAIGHT AHEAD AT 6:30. NOW AN UPDATE TO A STORY THAT WE FIRST BROKE AT 4:30, POLICE ARE HUNTING FOR THE THIEVES WHO SMASHED INTO A CONVENIENCE STORE IN SOUTHWEST HOUSTON. THAT’S RIGHT. THEY CRASHED A PICK-UP THROUGH THE FRONT OF THE QUICK FOOD STORE OFF BIRDWOOD AND BRAESMONT. OUR BRANDON WALKER IS LIVE AT THE SCENE WITH THE VERY LATEST. SO BRANDON, WHAT DID THEY TAKE. THEY TOOK THE A.T.M. AND LEFT QUITE A MESS. THE CASH REGISTERS ARE BACK THERE. AS YOU CAN SEE, THEY WEREN’T BORDER BY THAT. MOVE CLOSER INTO THE STORE, I’LL BRING YOU TO THIS POINT RIGHT HERE IS WHERE THE A.T.M. WAS. THAT’S WHAT THEY STOLE. THEY CAME IN AND STOLE THE A.T.M. AND IT DID A LOT OF DAMAGE TO THE STORE. Reporter: TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN DAMAGE APPARENTLY DIDN’T MEAN NOTHING TO AT LEAST THREE CROOKS. BROKE THE WHOLE THING. Reporter: WHO SMASHED THEIR WAY INTO THE QUICK FOOD STORE, LEAVING BEHIND QUITE A MESS. YOU CAN SEE IN YOUR EYES, IT’S A LOT OF DAMAGE AND PRETTY MUCH DESTROYED THE WHOLE STORE. Reporter: THIS MAN IS THE OWNER. HE ASKED THAT WE NOT SHOW HIS FACE, BUT HE DID SHOW US THIS SURVEILLANCE VIDEO. TAKE A LOOK. TIME STAMPED 2:59 THIS MORNING. ONE PERSON CAN BE SEEN PEEKING THROUGH THE WINDOW. SECONDS LATER, A WHITE FORD F-350 CAN BE SEEN BACKING UP AND CRASHING INTO THE STORE. IT DID THAT TWICE. THE SECOND ATTEMPT WAS SUCCESSFUL. THREE PEOPLE CAN BE SEEN WALKING INTO THE STORE AND TAKING OFF WITH THE A.T.M.. THEY THROW THAT A.T.M. MACHINE INTO THE BACK OF THE TRUCK BEFORE TAKING OFF. AND BACK HERE LIVE, YOU CAN SEE THE DAMAGE LEFT BEHIND. THAT’S THE BRICK HERE AND THE THRESHOLD THAT WAS KNOCKED OUT BY THE FORCE OF IMPACT. WHAT’S MORE HERE, AS THIS INVESTIGATION CONTINUES, THE OWNER TELLS ME THAT HE’S BEEN ROBBED BEFORE. GET THIS, JUST LATE LAST YEAR, OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER, HE WAS ROBBED AT GUNPOINT. NOW THIS. SO HE’S HOPING DEFINITELY THAT THE THREE PEOPLE AT LEAST SEEN ON SURVEILLANCE CAMERA BREAKING IN AND STEALING THE A.T.M. THIS MORNING ARE CAUGHT. ALSO, H.P.D. TELLING ME THAT THEY BELIEVE THE WHITE TRUCK THAT WAS USED IN ALL THIS WAS STOLEN. WE’RE LIVE THIS MORNING ON THE

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