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Miscreants break ATM in Ambala city, decamp with Rs 19 lakh cash

Press Trust of India  |  Ambala (Hry) 

Unidentified persons broke an in the city here Tuesday and decamped with Rs 19 cash, officials said.

"machine, located on Court Main Road, was looted in the morning. Unidentified persons caught hold of the (on night shift) and made him smell a chemical, after which the fell unconscious. The robbers, then, used electric cutters and broke the As much as Rs 19 cash was stolen," they said.

The incident came to light when the morning shift arrived for his duty and found the ATM broken and the other guard lying unconscious, following which he alerted the police, officials said.

of Police said CCTV footage has been collected and the investigation is on. A case of robbery was registered against the unknown accused.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 18:00 IST