NEW YORK (WPIX)—New York City police are on the hunt for two men accused of robbing close to one dozen outdoor ATMs across Manhattan.
The pair of men have hacked into the automatic money machines on the Lower East Side to Midtown for the past three months. Officials say the suspects in most instances used crowbars and in once instance used a Cadillac to haul away a machine and escaped with thousands of dollars in cash.
The crime spree began on Jan. 23, when they hacked into an ATM machine on East 33rd Street near Fifth Ave.
The duo were caught on surveillance tape on March 31, looping a chain around an ATM located at Sullivan Street near Prince Street and linking the other end to the bumper of a black Cadillac SUV.
The suspects reportedly hit free-standing ATMs located outside of businesses and grocery stores in TriBeca and on the Lower East Side.
The pair last struck on April 5 in the Village, where they broke into a machine on Bleecker Street near MacDougal Street at 2 a.m.
Although the thefts have come a halt, the hunt for the crooks remain Anyone with information is urged to contact the New York City Police Department.