Armed men take ATM from Edgewater gas station

Armed robbers took an ATM from an Edgewater station overnight, police said. It’s the second time criminals have targeted the business since Saturday.

A masked man walked into the service station at 3:13 this morning and implied he had a gun as he walked to the back door, CPD spokesperson Kellie Bartoli said. He let another man in through the back and two stole the business’ cash machine.

The service station at 6262 North Clark is seen on Google Street View. | Google

The service station clerk, a 37-year-old man, was not injured.

Police saw a gray minivan head north on the Clark as they arrived, but no arrests were made.

On Saturday evening, a group of people broke into a gaming machine at the same business.

At 9:45 p.m., four men and a woman surrounded the gaming machine until the cashier asked them what they were doing, Bartoli said. They fled after he intervened. But the employee noticed they had damaged the machine and took cash from inside.

Area Three detectives are investigating both incidents.

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