By Glenn Rea
Yorktown Police Department expects surveillance videos from around TrustTexas Bank’s ATM to be released soon. With the public’s help, they may shed some light on who tried to rob the bank’s machine last week.
Located in the 500 block of East Main, neighbors behind the ATM were awaken shortly after 5 a.m. last Tuesday by the noise of a bank robbery attempt.
A man wearing dark clothing, hoodie, and black gloves kept his back to the bank’s surveillance camera as he placed a full propane canister next to the ATM at the bank. He also placed a burning flare on top of the propane.
Stepping a few feet away, toward the alley, he used a rifle to shoot the tank.
In theory, the canister would blow the ATM open and he would have access to the money inside.
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