Police in Everett, Washington say would-be ATM thieves frustrated their own burglary strive by setting the money on fire.
Police and firefighters were announced Tuesday morning to Coastal Community Bank on 19 th Ave SE for research reports of a attack. When they arrived, gangs ascertained the drive-up ATM had been set on fire.
Aaron Snell with the Everett Police Department said the believes utilized a blowtorch to try and access the ATMs cash box. In the process of doing so, they inadvertently gave the money on fire.
John Dickson, Chief Operations Officers of Coastal Community Bank, said the doubts were not able to get away with any coin. He told Q13 News that masked men tried to break into the banks currency deposit box just a few weeks ago.
Dickson bank said the bank will be providing surveillance video of the incident to Everett police.