UPDATE: FBI joins in search for stolen ATM

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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - The FBI is joining the investigation into an ATM theft in Smith County.

Two weeks ago, the ATM at the Citizen's State Bank on Highway 64 was ripped from its concrete base.

Authorities say the thief stole a backhoe from a nearby business, hot wired it, then drove to the bank to remove the ATM.

Investigators believe the thief is likely from the area and likely did not act alone.

If you have any information, call authorities immediately.

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