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Caught red handed! Man's arm still inside ATM when officers arrive

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Robert Ward (Source: NHC Jail) Robert Ward (Source: NHC Jail)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Caught red handed! A man had his arm inside an ATM when officers responded to reports of a breaking and entering at a Cash Points Thursday morning around 6:45.

According to police, Robert Ward, 60 of Leland, was seen trying to steal money from the Cash Points located near the Food Lion and CVS on Oleander Drive in Wilmington.

Ward had his arm inside the machine when officers arrived and was in possession of burglary tools. Police said the front of the ATM was also damaged.

Ward was arrested and charged with safe cracking.

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