Burglars target daiquiri store and steal ATM

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) -- New Orleans police say a pair of prowlers weren't at a daiquiri store to get frozen drinks; they wanted cold cash.

Police say early Sunday morning at about 4:50, two men broke into the Daiquiri Shop in the 5700 block of Crowder Boulevard and stole the ATM.

It's not the first time police have worked this kind of case.  Thieves have targeted numerous ATMs over the years.  Their success usually depends on how well the machine is anchored.

In this latest case, police say the pair was able to get the machine and left the scene in an unknown make of truck.

Click on the above video button to see surveillance footage of the thieves from inside the business as well as their truck in the parking lot.

If you can help solve this latest Wheel of Justice caper, there could be a reward waiting for you.  Just phone in your tip to CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.

You don't have to reveal your name or even testify to collect the money.

So far, more than 320 people have landed behind bars after their cases rolled on the Wheel of Justice.




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