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AHMEDABAD: An attempt was made to break an ATM of the State Bank of India in Vastrapur on Friday night. The thief, whose face was obscured with a white handkerchief, did not manage to steal the cash.
Vastrapur police registered a case under Sections 380, 427 and 511 of the Indian Penal Code against an unknown person and are hunting for him based on CCTV footage from the ATM booth.
According to the FIR lodged by the manager of the bank, Manish Dave, he was informed of the attempted theft at the ATM of the bank located on Drive-In Road.
The complainant stated that the front box of the ATM was broken and the door at the side of the ATM machine was also tampered with. “
The thief could not cut open the ATM and steal the money,” said a police official.
The complainant stated that when they checked the CCTV footage, they saw a man with his face covered with a handkerchief, wearing a winter cap, a grey and while T-shirt and blue jeans trying to break into the machine with a screwdriver.
Vastrapur police officials said they are trying to identify the thief and are examining persons who targeted ATMs earlier.
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