Two arrested in failed ATM smash and grab in Abu Dhabi
Officers used CCTV to help them identify the suspects
Two men have been arrested in Abu Dhabi after trying to steal cash from an ATM in Ghayathi industrial area.
Police used CCTV from a nearby building to identify the duo, who wore masks, after members of the public reported witnessing the incident.
Officers investigating the theft also found a hammer and a shovel hidden in the area.
They were later able to track the pair to their home in Mussaffah.
During questioning, the men – whose nationalities and ages were not disclosed – admitted trying to break into the cash machine and then hiding their tools.
Updated: January 13, 2020 05:14 PM