Greenville thieves take heavy equipment to steal entire ATM

GREENVILLE (AP) -- Authorities say thieves used some stolen heavy equipment to steal an entire ATM from a South Carolina bank.

Police told multiple media outlets that officers responding to an alarm around 4:30 a.m. Monday at a Wachovia branch in Greenville found a running front end loader and wires sticking up from the ground where the ATM once was.

Investigators say the thieves stole the front end loader from a nearby construction site.

Police are waiting to see if the bank's surveillance cameras got footage that could help the investigation.

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APNP 01-18-10 1446EST