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Robbers crash into DMV, steal and burn ATMs

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Updated: 12/26/2013 1:31 pm
ATLANTA (WSB-TV) -- Investigators are searching for five men who they said crashed a van into a DMV and stole two ATMs, then later set a van and the ATMs on fire.

East Point police told Channel 2 Action News the five men crashed a white van into the DMV building along Welcome All Road and stole two ATMs from the lobby around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police said the robbers left in another white van and left the first one one at the scene.

Just after 7 a.m., Atlanta police were dispatched to a burning vehicle along Anderson Avenue. Officers said when they arrived, they found the second van used in the ATM robbery had been set on fire, along with the two ATMs.

Investigators determined an accelerant was used on the van to set it on fire.

So far, police have not made any arrests in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.
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