A robbery was attempted at an automated teller machine centre on Erukkancherry High Road in Vyasarpadi on Monday.

A patrol team attached to MKB Nagar police station found an Axis bank ATM tampered with, but not broken, though the safety door of the vault was severely damaged.

“The incident took place around 3 a.m. on Monday. We have the CCTV footage and the case is being investigated,” said MKB Nagar police inspector, S. Rajendran.

Footage has revealed that a man entered the ATM kiosk and tried to break open the vault, police added.

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