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Victim: Middletown ATM robbery started with ‘Ma’am, may I have money?’

A Franklin woman said after she withdrew money from an ATM on Thursday she was approached by a man who told her: “Give me the money.”

She told Middletown police the man grabbed $150 out of her hand, along with her deposit receipt and bank card. She had a $50 bill left in her hand, she told police.

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The woman told police after withdrawing the money from the US Bank ATM on Roosevelt Boulevard, she was approached by a man who told her: “Ma’am, may I have money?” She tried to ignore him and get into her car; however, before she could close the door, the man grabbed the money, according to the report.

The suspect ran in the direction of CVS Pharmacy at Breiel Boulevard and Lewis Street, according to the police report. Police were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect’s description.

Police are hoping the bank’s surveillance camera shows the incident.

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