ATM stolen from Lake Ronkonkoma bank, later found on roadway: Police

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating the theft of an ATM that was later discovered in the middle of a roadway in Lake Ronkonkoma.

Fourth Precinct police officers responded to a call of a transformer in the road on Ronkonkoma Avenue at Hillcrest Street in Lake Ronkonkoma at approximately 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers realized it was an ATM and determined it had been stolen from outside Capital One Bank, located at 131 Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma.

Investigators believe the ATM was dragged by a vehicle with a chain and became dislodged.

Police ask anyone with information about the theft to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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