Video captures wild ATM robbery inside Connecticut convenience store

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Thursday, December 9, 2021
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Connecticut police are searching for a group of thieves wanted for a string of ATM robberies that have taken place throughout the state.

CONNECTICUT (WABC) -- New surveillance video captured a wild robbery inside a convenience store in Connecticut.

Footage shows two men enter the store in Old Saybrook, wrap a cable wire around an ATM and then rip it right out of the store.

The whole incident happened in just seconds.

Police say these thieves are clearly experienced.

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"The teamwork that they use is kind of incredible. They coil the rope up, throw it into the back of the stolen range rover, and they are out in a little over a minute," Old Saybrook Police Captain Jeffrey Deperry said.

Police believe the thieves are behind a string of robberies throughout the state.

The SUV was stolen from a car dealership in East Windsor a week ago.

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