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Suspect drives car into New Hudson gas station, steals ATM

The gas station manager, Todd Keyser, believes the crooks are no amateurs.
The gas station manager, Todd Keyser, believes the crooks are no amateurs.

NEW HUDSON, Mich. – Police say a suspect drove a car into the front windows of the Mobil Gas Station on Grand River Avenue near Kent Lake Road in Lyon Township Friday morning.

The suspect broke into the gas station and stole the ATM, according to authorities.

The gas station manager, Todd Keyser, believes the crooks are no amateurs.

"They obviously have done it before. They already had the chain hooked up to their car. They just pulled it out of the bed. The second chain hooked around the ATM and to the first one, and they knew how they were going to get in," he said.

With a gaping hole in the front of the building, Keyser can't run his business.

"It's pretty frustrating. New Hudson is a working-class area with a lot of people who work hard -- a lot of contractors, laborers. To see someone that just wants to come in and take what isn't theirs is frustrating," he said.

Once the doors are fixed, Keyser plans to move the ATM to a different location inside the store. Keyser had this to say to the crooks:

"You'll get caught. It might not happen this time but you'll get caught."