SFGate, San Francisco
Two ATMs had been stolen on Sunday inside little greater than an hour of one another close to an East Bay avenue now making headlines for rampant auto burglaries.
The Oakland Police Division instructed SFGATE it believes a number of individuals arriving in a number of automobiles stole the primary machine at roughly 6:15 a.m. on Jan. 21. When officers arrived on the scene within the 8300 block of Edgewater Drive, they discovered harm at a enterprise and found the ATM was gone.
A second ATM was stolen at roughly 7:30 a.m. from a enterprise on the 300 block of Hegenberger Street. Police mentioned they consider a number of people used instruments to take away the ATM from the entrance of the enterprise and flee the scene.
Each ATMs, that are lower than a mile from one another, are near Oakland Worldwide Airport and Interstate 880. The world has been acknowledged as a high-crime scorching spot, with a number of auto burglaries a day on the gasoline stations alongside Hegenberger Street near the airport’s rental automotive return. Additionally close by is town’s solely In-N-Out, which the corporate says it can shut this yr as a consequence of “ongoing points with crime.”
ATMs sometimes have between $1,000 to $10,000, ABC7 Information reported. A number of of the high-value targets have been stolen all through the Bay Space in latest months, together with earlier this month in San Francisco.
OPD arrested one suspect who’s believed to be linked to the stolen machines. The theft is an ongoing investigation. Anybody with details about both theft is urged to name the Oakland Police Division at 510-238-3951.
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