ATM burglary bid foiled by alert neighbour in Coimbatore

Published: 12 February, 2018 17:22 IST | PTI | Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

The man got away when the house owner raised an alarm

ATM Theft

An attempt to break open an ATM of a private bank at Sukrawarpettai in Coimbatore was foiled by an alert neighbour today, police said.

The owner of the house situated across woke up on hearing a loud noise emanating from the ATM kiosk during the small hours and rushed out to see an unidentified man trying to break the machine using a crow bar, they said.

However, the man got away when the house owner raised an alarm, they added. A case has been registered, police said adding that they are verifying the footage obtained from the CCTV camera in the kiosk to identify the robber.

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