Two Britons arrested for ATM heists
- Published: 29 Jun 2012 at 16.04
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Two British men arrested for trying to steal ATMs from three banks in Chon Buri province have admitted they tried to copy a robbery depicted in the Hollywood action movie "Fast Five", chief of Chon Buri police said on Friday.
The suspects, Alexander Milbourn, 25, and Shaun Edward Tracy, 34, were nabbed on Thursday after they and another unidentified Briton, who is still at large, allegedly attempted to yank ATMs out of the wall at three bank branches in Si Racha district, using nylon ropes attached to a car, Pol Maj Gen Jamnong Rattanakul told a news conference
In all three attempted robberies, the men were able to tear the ATMs out of the building wall in the early hours of the morning, but failed to open them and take any money out before fleeing because the banks’ alarms were activated and local residents had been woken up.
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