7 more ATM explosions across Philadelphia under investigation

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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There were seven additional ATM explosions across Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating seven more ATM explosions across the city that happened between Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

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These incidents followed at least 10 ATM explosions that occurred late Monday into early Tuesday:

9:28 p.m. Tuesday

Police were called to the Ridge Kitchen Restaurant on the 3100 block of Ridge Avenue for the report of an ATM explosion. Police said a group of males used an unknown device to cause the explosion. No arrests were made.

11:03 p.m. Tuesday

Police responded to an ATM explosion in front of Greenman's Deli on the 2900 block of Robbins Street. Authorities said the explosion damaged the screen, but no money was taken. No arrests were made.

11:48 p.m. Tuesday

An ATM explosion was reported inside the Wawa on the 4500 block of Castor Avenue. Police said there was damage to the monitor, but the money box was secure. No arrests were made.

12:46 a.m. Wednesday

Police were called to the Sunoco gas station on the 4100 block Ridge Avenue. They said five to six men blew up the ATM inside the store. No cash was taken. No injuries were reported. Police said the males fled in separate cars.

12:55 am. Wednesday

An ATM exploded inside Lee's Kitchen on the 900 block of North 29th Street. Police said five to six men blew up the ATM causing damage inside the restaurant. No arrests were made.

1:34 a.m. Wednesday

Police said an ATM exploded in front of the Conoco gas station on the 2800 block of North Broad Street. No injuries were reported and no money was taken.

4:57 a.m. Wednesday

Police and fire personnel responded to the 3500 block of Germantown Avenue for an ATM explosion inside a deli and convenience store. Police said the ATM was blown up inside. The money box was secure. No injuries were reported.

Along with the ATM explosions, Philadelphia police have been responding to looting over the past couple of days at businesses as civil unrest continues to develop in the city after the shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.