Failed ATM robbery leaves gas station a mess | Crime

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Failed ATM robbery leaves gas station a mess

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A local Kangaroo store is cleaning up after an attempted ATM robbery caused severe damage to the business early Monday morning.

Unknown suspects allegedly cut power to the Kangaroo convenience store at 13967 Mt. Pleasant Road, in a failed attempt to steal an ATM located inside the business, according to a report form the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to the Kangaroo around 3:10 a.m. in reference to an alarm. When deputies arrived they noticed the front of the business was damaged, including the roll down doors, the front window and the front door, the report detailed. 

The unknown suspect is also accused of cutting power to the business and cutting a lock off the roll down door before entering the store, according to the report.

Surveillance video shows a man walking around the business around 2:10 a.m. At 3:00 a.m. a white pick-up truck was captured on video backing up to the business.

Anyone with any information about the identity or location of a potential suspect is asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or email To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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