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Cleveland Police seek help identifying suspects who attempted to rob ATM with sledgehammer

According to police the suspects were unsuccessful, but heavily damaged the machine.

CLEVELAND — *Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report. 

The Cleveland Division of Police is seeking the public's help identifying and locating the suspects wanted for damaging a local ATM with a sledgehammer in an attempted robbery. 

According to reports, police responded to an alarm at the Huntington Bank ATM located at 10573 St. Clair Avenue on March 2. 

At the scene, police observed a white 3-door van parked next to the ATM with a Black man standing beside it damaging it with a sledgehammer. Once the suspect realized the officers' presence, he got into the driver's seat and drove eastbound on St. Clair Avenue. 

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As police began pursuit, the van came to an abrupt stop near East 107th Street and four men in their early 20's exited the vehicle. Three of the men ran south on East 107th Street and jumped a large fence, while the fourth suspect ran north towards East 108th Street. 

Credit: Cleveland Division of Police

Police searched the area and were unable to locate any of the suspects. 

Returning to the abandoned suspect vehicle, which was reported stolen out out of Euclid, police found a power saw, a crowbar, chains, a sledge hammer, and one black cell phone. 

The ATM was heavily damaged in the attempted robbery. The machine had its security bar sawed off and it's outer casing opened with the sledgehammer and crowbar, police report. 

Credit: Cleveland Division of Police

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cleveland police. 

*Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report.

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