Mount Vernon: Police Investigate Thefts of ATM Machines

Mount Vernon: Police Investigate Thefts of ATM Machines

Detectives are investigating a series of ATM thefts that have been occurring around the region, including Fairfax County. Between June 18 and July 20, there were six reported cases. Five reported incidents involved stolen ATMs; one incident was a report of a stolen vehicle that detectives believe to be a part of the ATM thefts.

Detectives have released surveillance footage from one of the ATM thefts that occurred in July. The suspects can be seen prying the business' doors open then using physical force to break the ATM from its place and slide it out of the store.

An investigation determined in all cases that suspects utilized stolen vehicles to carry out ATM thefts from various businesses in the early morning hours. Further investigation determined the suspects later abandon the stolen vehicles nearby and flee the area.

In all cases, the suspects were described as black, approximately 175 to 200 pounds, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and wore dark-colored clothing with their faces covered.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Detective S. Brown at the Franconia District Station at 703-277-2464Call: 703-277-2464. You can also contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131