3 Men Blow Up ATM Inside Chinese Restaurant in Philly

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A Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia was recently attacked by burglars targeting the ATM inside it.  

Deceptive diners: According to authorities, three men entered the Golden Chinese & American takeout restaurant on the 2000 block of Stenton Avenue as customers and ordered food on Friday shortly after 9 p.m., the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

  • While inside, the group reportedly detonated a type of explosive on the ATM, causing damage to it, a window and parts of the restaurant, the Associated Press reported.
  • Items were also blasted off the shelves behind the restaurant counter.
  • The men tried to steal the cash box but failed as it was still inside the damaged ATM.
  • One of the men fled on a bicycle while the other two fled on foot.
  • As of this writing, the local police are still searching for suspects and no arrests have been reported.
  • No injuries were reported either.

Back in June, another Chinese takeout restaurant was similarly attacked in Philadelphia, where several men attempted to blow up the store’s ATM too.

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As NextShark previously reported, none of the suspects were arrested in the earlier incident.

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