It happened around midnight Friday on the 2500 block of West Sterner Street in North Philadelphia.
Police said the suspect was a Black male wearing a blue hoodie and black pants.
The blast knocked the machine onto its side outside the Sterner Beer and Deli.
Police said no cash was taken.
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No injuries were reported.
Dozens of ATMs have been targeted across Philadelphia in recent weeks.
Police are investigating these incidents along with the civil unrest and looting that unfolded in the city following the police shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.
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