Stolen ATM found after alleged thief falls through ceiling in Texas

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Arrests were made, but the theft remains under investigation (KTRK)

A wild scene involving a hole in the side of a gas station and a stolen ATM found in a home was topped off when a robbery suspect hiding in the attic fell through a ceiling in Texas.

Investigators said the stolen ATM was recovered in a home in northeast Harris County, Texas Monday morning. Five people are in custody.

According to Humble Police, several men used a stolen truck to ram the side of the gas station and steal the ATM.

Police also say a witness followed the suspects to a home in northeast Harris County.

After getting a search warrant, police arrested five people, including one person who tried to hide in the attic, but fell through the ceiling when police arrived.

Neighbors say the family had only been living there a few months.

The suspects will be charged with aggravated robbery. More charges could be filed.

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