Erode Police are searching the culprits who tried to break an ATM of a private bank at Teachers Colony, Erode, and loot the money in it.
Heavy rain with thunder and lightning lashed Erode from 11 pm to 4 pm on Wednesday to Thursday. This ATM is used by people who do not have a mobile phone. At around 2 am, some urchins entered into ATM center and tried to rob the money.
When trying to break the machine the alarm in the center suddenly rang and the robbers fled. The people of the area informed the Surampatti police about the robbery attempt.
The police arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation with the help of camera footage. The robbery attempt has caused a flutter in the area. Surampatti police have registered a case and are conducting an investigation.