Police: Forklift bandits strike NE Side bank, second such ATM heist in three days

CaptionCloseThe robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near...

Police: Forklift bandits strike NE Side bank, second such ATM heist in three days

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The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m., Feb. 24, 2017, near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

A pair of suspects accused of using a forklift to steal an ATM early Wednesday are believed to be responsible for another ATM robbery Friday morning on the Northeast Side.

The robbery was discovered around 4 a.m. near Interstate 35 and Walzem Road, when an officer noticed what he thought was a scrap of metal, but turned out to be an ATM.

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Nearby, the scene was discovered at the Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union in the 7700 block of Interstate 35 Frontage Road. The suspects are believed to have once again used a forklift to steal the ATM and then flee.

Friday morning, as in Wednesday morning's incident, the suspects abandoned the forklift at the scene.

Windcrest police, San Antonio police and the Bexar County Sheriff's Office investigated the incident.

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