For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Incident: ATM Stolen from Bank, Later Discovered in Roadway
Location: Capital One Bank, 131 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at approximately 5:45 a

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating the theft of an ATM that was later discovered in the middle of a Lake Ronkonkoma roadway.


Fourth Precinct police officers responded to a call of a transformer in the road on Ronkonkoma Avenue at Hillcrest Street in Lake Ronkonkoma at approximately 5:45 a.m. Upon arrival, officers discovered an ATM and determined it had been stolen from outside Capital One Bank, located at 131 Portion Road in Ronkonkoma.


Investigators believe the ATM was dragged by a vehicle with a chain and became dislodged.


Anyone with information the theft is asked to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 20-572041
Suffolk County Police Department

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