Jamshedpur: Unidentified persons set an ATM afire in Kasidih under Sakchi police station area on Monday after making an abortive attempt to loot cash from it.
Sources said the incident transpired in the morning when visitors to the ATM found the machine charred. The computer monitor on the machine was damaged before being set afire, sources said.
Sources said the accused persons first tried to take out cash by vandalizing the ATM. Failing to open the cash panel, the accused persons vent their anger on the machine and burnt it, sources said.
Police lodged an FIR against unidentified persons in this connection. They are looking for the video footage of the entire incident with the help of the CCTV camera installed inside the ATM cabin.
They said they were searching for the culprits on the basis of the footage.