05 January 2015

Great criminal masterminds of our time

Bandits dressed in full-length, hooded onesies, bashed their way into a Geelong West hotel and attacked an ATM with a sledgehammer before escaping in a stolen milk truck. When police closed in, two men burst from the truck on a small stolen motorbike and continued their getaway. But visions of an Italian Job-style movie heist appear to have come to a halt when two men were caught empty-handed a short time later on an overloaded motorcycle. To add to the fiasco, police say the ATM attacked at the Barking Dog hotel about 4am on Saturday wasn't holding any money [...]

- Greg Dundas & Bethany Tyler, Geelong Advertiser, 5 January 2015, via @faganjosh
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