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Two men being sought in ATM theft from Monroe County gas station

Surveillance catches robbers yanking ATM out of gas station

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday were looking for two men who early Sunday broke into Select Fuel on Illinois 3 near Red Bud. Surveillance video catches them yanking on the machine to rip it from its base and cart it away.
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Monroe County Sheriff's deputies on Tuesday were looking for two men who early Sunday broke into Select Fuel on Illinois 3 near Red Bud. Surveillance video catches them yanking on the machine to rip it from its base and cart it away.

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department was seeking the public’s help Tuesday in trying to solve a burglary that took place early Sunday at a Red Bud gas station.

According to a post on its Facebook page, sheriff’s deputies are looking for two men who broke into Select Fuel, 3745 Illinois 3. The men can be scene in the building on surveillance footage released by police.

The footage shows one of the men breaking through a window and into the building. He then lets another man through the front door of the business and they work together to take an ATM from the business.

Video shows a white Chevrolet or GMC panel van driving near the scene at the time of the burglary, which took place at approximately 5:06 a.m.

Police asked that anyone with information about the burglary contact them at 618-939-6464 or leave an anonymous tip at 618-939-8477.

Don O’Brien: 618-239-2626, @DOBrienBND

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