Update x2: Detectives Seek Suspects In String of ATM Heists

Update 12/20: Detectives are releasing additional video of a 11/26 burglary and ATM theft at a business in the 2200 block of Eastlake Avenue.

Update: Detectives are still looking for assistance in identifying the suspects in this case, and are now releasing video from a December 2nd ATM theft at a business in the 2800 block of East Madison.

If you have any information about this, or any of the other break-ins, please call (206) 684-5730 or 911.


Seattle police are working to track down a team of thieves, suspected of targeting gas stations, small grocery and convenience stores, a golf course and a local burger chain in at least nine break-ins around Seattle over the last two months.

In several of the break-ins, the suspects have pulled up outside the business in a stolen truck or van–in one case, taken from an after-school youth program–smashed their way inside, ripped out ATMs, stolen cash from the machines, and then dumped the ATMs nearby.

While security cameras have captured the masked suspects during several break-ins, police are still looking for leads and are hoping someone out there can help identify the thieves. Only two suspects, both wearing bandannas or hoods over their faces, have appeared in surveillance footage, but detectives believe there may be a third suspect involved as well.

If you recognize these suspects or have any information about the break-ins, please contact the West Precinct Detective Unit at (206) 684-5730.