WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) — Three suspects stole an ATM from a Walnut Creek gas station on Friday evening, police said.

The theft occurred shortly after 5 p.m., when three people in a truck entered a Shell gas station at 265 Ygnacio Valley Road and pulled up to the station booth, Walnut Creek police Sgt. M. McLaughlin said.

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One of the suspects, who was wearing a red beanie, distracted the station clerk and the second suspect, who was wearing a black hoodie, attached a cable to an outdoor ATM, McLaughlin said.

The third suspect then drove the vehicle, which pulled the ATM from its mount, according to McLaughlin.

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The suspects then lifted the machine to the back of the truck and fled the scene, he said.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white Ford F-250 or F-350 four-wheel drive truck. It has a Quad Cab and a long bed, according to police.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call Walnut Creek police at (925) 943-5844, Detective Estrada at (925) 943-5877 OR Detective Connors at (925) 943-5872.

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