(BALTIMORE) WJZ — A Riverside business was targeted early Monday morning in a smash-and-grab ATM theft.
It happened about 3:21 a.m. Monday the Garden American Eatery near the corner of Light Street and Fort Avenue, Baltimore Police said.READ MORE: Wizards Get Dominated At Home By The Celtics
Police said four men backed a van into the storefront, then removed the ATM from the business and took off.
The owner told WJZ he was tipped off by calls from his alarm company and a neighbor who overheard the commotion.
After backing the van into the business, the owner said, the suspects loaded the ATM into a separate vehicle and drove away.
Police have since removed the van, which was left behind at the scene.READ MORE: Two People Injured In Hampden Shooting On Sunday
The ATM theft, the second reported in Baltimore in three days, remains under investigation.
Early Saturday morning, a similar theft was reported at an Exxon gas station on North Howard Street near the city’s Charles Village neighborhood.
A store clerk told police that a van smashed into the front door about 4:30 a.m., a man got out and put the ATM in a van and then drove off.
No injuries were reported in either of these incidents.MORE NEWS: Ovechkin Scores 2, Capitals Rally To Beat Senators 3-2
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call police at 410-366-6341 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.