BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A group of four suspects drove a van into the front of a Fells Point 7-Eleven early Tuesday morning and made off with the store’s ATM, the Baltimore Police Department said.
Around 4:32 a.m., the group hit the 7-Eleven store in the 1600 block of Thames Street, located in the heart of the neighborhood’s historic retail and bar area. Once inside, they took the ATM and fled the area, police said.READ MORE: Woman Found Dead In Downtown Baltimore Fire Was Shot Beforehand, Police Say
Nobody was injured during the incident, police said.
Citywide Robbery detectives are investigating the incident.READ MORE: Amid Driver Shortage, Maryland To Expedite Driving Tests & Credentials For School Bus Drivers
In 2021 thus far, there have been 23 ATM thefts, compared with 48 at the same point in 2020, according to Baltimore Police Department data.MORE NEWS: Upper Marlboro Man Dionte Sims Charged With Shooting, Killing His Fiancee, Firing At Officers
The department said a partnership with regional law enforcement agencies to share information on ATM thefts has contributed to the decrease.