(KMOV.com) – Bridgeton police have arrested a Macon man for allegedly attempting to steal from an ATM machine.
Police contend that on June 7, 24-year-old Travis Brantner broke into the Smoke N Bottle shop on St. Charles Rock Road.
Brantner reportedly then attempted to force open the lock on the ATM machine inside the store. He was not successful.
Officers report Branter then tried the same plan at the AM Market in Florissant the very next day. Once again, he was unable to beat the ATM.
In his second attempt, Brantner reportedly stole lottery tickets and fled the scene.
Following an investigation, he was arrested and held on $10,000 bond.