Four Louisiana men arrested after failed attempt to break into ATM, police say

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Police - Four men arrested after a failed attempt to break into ATM

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Police in New Orleans arrested four masked men who tried to break into an ATM equipped with chains, a pry bar and a sledgehammer, police said.

According to police, Justine Pierce, 21; Brishun Gary, 18; Theodore Keys III, 39; and Tyrik Scott, 20; went to a Capital One bank branch at 2:50 a.m. Wednesday, NOLA.com reported.

Using a pickup truck and various tools, the men destroyed the ATM outside the bank but were unable to access the money in the machine, the website reported.

Police responded to the scene and caught the men attempting to break into the ATM, NOLA.com reported. The men attempted to flee but were caught, arrested and booked into the Orleans Parish Justice Center, WWL reported. They were charged with simple criminal damage to property, simple burglary, theft and resisting an officer, the television station reported.