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Wells Fargo ATM damaged by thieves using blow torch, police say

A Houston-area ATM went up in flames early Wednesday when the machine caught fire as thieves attempted to use a blow torch, KHOU reported.

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The incident took place outside a Wells Fargo bank in Spring around 3 a.m., KTRK reported.

Harris County deputies responded to a call of a robbery in progress at the bank, KHOU reported. When deputies arrived, the ATM was on fire and the thieves were gone, the television station reported.

It is unknown whether any cash was taken from the machine, KHOU reported.

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