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Evansville ATM Damaged After Skimming Device Inserted Unsuccessfully

ATM damaged at Old National Bank after suspect unsuccessfully inserted skimming device

The Evansville Police Department is looking into two ATM incidents that occurred on W. Franklin Street in Evansville on Thursday night.

Posted: Mar 12, 2021 12:57 PM
Updated: Mar 12, 2021 1:11 PM

The Evansville Police Department is investigating two incidents of attempted theft involving ATMs in Evansville.

According to EPD, the two incidents happened on West Franklin Street late on Thursday night.

One incident took place at the Old National Bank on West Franklin Street, where a male suspect attempted to insert a skimming device into the bank's ATM while also trying to block the security camera with his hand.

EPD says the man's attempt at inserting the skimming device into the machine was unsuccessful.

Just across the street at First Federal Bank, a second incident occurred.

According to police, a suspect attempted to pry open the ATM there but was also unsuccessful.

EPD was at the scene on Friday collecting evidence. They say blood was left at the scene at First Federal Bank.

Right now, police are investigating to see if the incidents are connected, but that remains unconfirmed at this time.

This is a developing story.


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