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    Attempted ATM Theft Nearly Rips Away Md. Storefront

    A attempted ATM theft nearly ripped away the front of a Clinton, Maryland, store Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017)

    A attempted ATM theft nearly ripped away the front of a Clinton, Maryland, store Wednesday morning. 

    The attempted theft happened at a gas station on the 8200 block of Woodyard Road. 

    Derrick Blackwell, an employee at the gas station, says he saw a pickup truck ram the the front of the store. 

    "At first I'm thinking it's like an accident, but then I saw the truck move forward and hit the ATM again," Blackwell said. 

    Blackwell says he grabbed his phone, locked himself in a back room and called 911.

    The suspect wasn't able to free the machine, but the attempted shattered the store's window and nearly ripped away the storefront.