Babenhausen (dpa/lhe) - Unknown perpetrators stole money by blowing up an ATM in Babenhausen (Darmstadt-Dieburg district). The perpetrators then fled, the police said. Shortly after 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, residents heard a loud bang from the bank branch and alerted the police. Witnesses saw the suspected three perpetrators flee in a dark car towards Bundesstraße 26, but then the trail was lost - despite the use of a police helicopter. According to initial findings, the perpetrators stole a cassette with an initially unknown amount of money. There was a picture of the devastation on site, the police said.