Backhoe used in attempted ATM theft in Prince George's County, Maryland

Posted at 8:57 AM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 08:57:43-04

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD-- Police in Maryland are asking for the public's help in tracking down a suspect who tried to break into an ATM using a stolen backhoe.

The June 1, early-morning incident was caught on surveillance video.

Police say the backhoe was stolen, then driven roughly five miles to the bank.

The backhoe operator didn't make off with any money but did cause roughly $10,000 worth of damage to the ATM.

Police say they the believe the same man pulled off an ATM theft in 20-16 when he and two accomplices broke into a tobacco store.