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ATM robbed in Boca Raton as worker repaired machine, police say

Posted at 4:14 PM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 16:14:56-05

A worker repairing an ATM in Boca Raton got an unpleasant surprise Tuesday.

Police said a man approached the worker at 11:30 p.m. at the Bank of America in the 1000 block of North Federal Highway.

They said he had a gun, gave the victim a trash bag and ordered him to fill it with money from the ATM, according to police.

Police said the suspect stayed far enough away from the ATM to avoid being recorded on video and was last seen running to the south.

They say he was wearing black swim goggles, a gray sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, and a light-colored bandana which covered the bottom of his face.

Police ask anyone with information to call Boca Raton Police Detective Peck at 561-620-6051.