Man robbed at Royal Palm Beach ATM; car stolen

Suspect on the run
Posted at 12:19 AM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 00:21:18-05

A man was robbed while making a deposit at an ATM machine in Royal Palm Beach Tuesday evening, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. 

The incident happened at a Wells Fargo near Okeechobee Boulevard and Route 441.

The victim told investigators he was making a deposit when the thief stole his car.  He fired his gun at the car in a effort to stop the suspect.

The suspect drove across traffic, struck a car, then exited the car and fled on foot.

No injuries have been reported. 

Sheriff's deputies are searching for the suspect.