Sub divisional police officer, Jagdishpur, Manjit said the theft occurred at around 3 am when a police team was patrolling the area.
The police personnel noticed the machine being lifted into a car and despite a hot chase, the miscreants managed to escape, he said.
"We are proceeding on the basis of CCTV footage but the picture is not clear bacause of darkness," the SDPO said.
Raids were being conducted to nab the culprits.
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