Thieves steal $76K+ from ATM repairman’s car

A bag containing nearly $77,000 was stolen from an ATM repairman's car while he worked on a machine inside this North Philadelphia restaurant. Credit: Google Maps
A bag containing nearly $77,000 was stolen from an ATM repairman’s car while he worked on a machine inside this North Philadelphia restaurant.
Credit: Google Maps

Philadelphia police say two thieves stole nearly $77,000 from an ATM repairman’s car in North Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon.

The theft occurred on the 1000 block of West Susquehanna Avenue about 4:15 p.m.

The victim was inside Rose Garden Chinese-American Food takeout restaurant completing a repair on an ATM when he remembered he had not locked the doors to his personal vehicle. He discovered a bag containing $76,780 missing when he returned to his car to lock the doors, police said.

Police were still waiting on surveillance video from the area Wednesday morning.


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