Chennai: Unidentified persons tried to break open an ATM machine near Telephone Exchange junction, CTH Road, Ambattur. They were unsuccessful however.
The incident took place at a Central Bank of India ATM kiosk located at Ambattur Estate.
Police said unidentified persons entered the ATM at 3.30 am and tried to break open the vault using a small iron rod.
Police said the men abandoned the plan as it created a lot of noise. Patrol police found the ATM vandalised and reported the case.
Ambattur Estate police are checking CCTV footage in the area to find out the culprits. Police said money had not been lost from the ATM.