ATM explosion in Northeast Philadelphia leaves cash strewn about parking lot

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
ATM explosion in Northeast Philadelphia
Hundreds of dollars were scattered around a parking lot in Northeast Philadelphia following an ATM explosion.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An exploding ATM sent cash into the air in a parking lot on Roosevelt Boulevard Wednesday morning.

Police said the suspects put up cones to redirect traffic away from a Wells Fargo stand-alone ATM in a lot on the 4600 block of East Roosevelt Boulevard.

Officers helped pick up several hundred dollars left blowing around in the wind and scattered on the ground.

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The latest ATM explosion occurred at a Wawa in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia.

No injuries have been reported.

Dozens of ATMs were targeted across Philadelphia this past year.

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At least 10 ATM machines were damaged late Monday and early Tuesday in Philadelphia, police said.

There is no word on whether this incident is connected to any of the other incidents.

Police remain at the scene investigating