Man uses hand truck, cardboard box to steal ATM from Oregon hospital, police say

Credit: Milwaukie Police Department

Credit: Milwaukie Police Department

A man used a hand truck and a cardboard box to take an ATM from an Oregon hospital earlier this month, police said.

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Police said the ATM contained $17,000, The Oregonian reported. The theft occurred Aug. 17, according to KPTV.

Officials at Providence Milwaukie Hospital said they notified authorities about the stolen machine the next day, the Oregonian reported.

Authorities believe the man covered the ATM with the cardboard box and cut the attached wires, the newspaper reported. The man then wheeled the machine out of the hospital's lobby and loaded it into a dark Subaru, KPTV reported.

Milwaukie police officials said they have not located the man, the ATM or the money, the Oregonian reported.