Crook Grabs Range Rover at Woodbridge ATM

It's not a good idea to keep the car running when you aren't in it.

A man who stopped to withdraw money at a local ATM lost his Range Rover in the process, Woodbridge Police said.

On Wednesday, an Edison man pulled into the TD Bank on St. Georges Avenue in Woodbridge around 8 pm to withdraw some cash from the bank's ATM.

He kept his 2008 white Range Rover RRV running in the parking lot with the door open while he ran to the cash machine in the bank. Within the few moments it took him to extract cash from the bank, a thief absconded with his vehicle.

The man phoned police, who went out to the scene to take a statement. The vechile was indeed gone and nowhere in sight. 

The police entered the data on the vehicle into a nationwide stolen vehicle database.

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kevin mennor December 23, 2012 at 03:46 AM
make an extra key and keep it in your pocket if you want to keep your car running--very simple.
kevin mennor December 23, 2012 at 09:21 AM
F.Y.I.---for a large banking company--this particular ATM machine is the slowest i've ever been to--the machines in your local quick stop stores are twice as fast.
John December 23, 2012 at 04:25 PM
Gordo, Sorry, but what the driver did was naieve and stupid. No matter where you live, there will be people ready to pounce on opportunites like this one, so I have no idea what the driver was thinking, except they were too lazy to take the keys out and (my goodness) have to re-start the car! Learning experience for the driver- do not trust anyone. This is not the 1950's.
mrszzano December 24, 2012 at 12:18 AM
Jojo, believe it or not, most insurance companies would pay. My husband's an agent, and he says, "There's no stupidity exclusion."
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