Police: Truck crashes into gas station in smash-and-grab burglary
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INDIANAPOLIS - A truck crashed into a gas station in an attempted smash-and-grab burglary on the city's near-north side early Wednesday, police said.
Just before 3:30 a.m., dispatchers sent police to the 3100 block of North College Avenue on reports of a burglar at the Marathon gas station.
Witnesses said the intruders crashed the truck into the store and used a tow strap to pull an ATM inside the store outside, but they were unsuccessful.
The burglars fled the scene and police towed the heavily-damaged truck from the store, dispatchers said.
The store owners estimated the burglars caused nearly $20,000 in damages.
Anyone with information about the smash-and-grab incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-272-TIPS.
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