Truck pulls ATM from Plaid Pantry, crashes into TriMet bus

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Three suspects are on the loose after they allegedly pulled an ATM out of a Plaid Pantry with their pickup truck and then crashed into a TriMet bus.

Portland police said the incident happened at 5146 SE Holgate Blvd shortly before 4:30 a.m. Monday.

According to authorities, the suspects had a chain attached to their vehicle that was used to yank the ATM. While fleeing, they crashed into a bus nearby.

The suspects were able to pry the ATM open and took an undisclosed amount of cash.

No one was injured in the incident, but both the bus and store sustained some damage.

The truck and ATM were found near Southeast Cora and 42nd, however, the suspects have not been found. One suspect has been described as a white man, 6-feet-tall with a medium to heavy build and the second has been described as a man, 6-feet-tall with a thin build. There is no description for the third suspect.

Police ask that nearby homes and businesses check their surveillance video.

The suspect vehicle was found nearby, but the suspects are still on the loose. (Portland police)

TriMet said the bus was not in service when it was hit. They said the driver was not injured and that they have forwarded all onboard video to Portland police. 

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