Deputies investigating ATM machine theft from Jefferson County convenience store

An ATM machine was stolen from the Shades Crest Town and Country convenience store early Thursday morning. (

Jefferson County deputies need your help to find three people who robbed a convenience store on Morgan Road.

Deputies were called to the Town and County Convenience Store in the 3400 block of Morgan Road early this morning. They arrived to find the front door of the business had been pulled away from the building. An employee told deputies he saw a blue pickup truck traveling on Morgan Road toward Bessemer. Deputies say the only thing taken was the ATM from inside the store. Surveillance footage shows the truck and three suspect in the parking lot. They hooked a cable to the front doors and pulled them off. Two of the suspects entered the store and connected the cable to the ATM. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun. The machine was pulled to the front door where the two loaded it into the back of the truck.

A Sheriff's office spokesman says Hueytown had a similar incident overnight. Police believe these two incidents may be connected.

If you have any information, call the Sheriff's Office at 325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.