Man arrested after ATM technician robbed

Man arrested after ATM technician robbed

SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies make a quick arrest after a man robbed an ATM repair technician.

It happened Sunday just before noon in a parking lot off North Military Road.

The victim told authorities he was working on an ATM when a man wearing a mask and hood approached him, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. The masked man got away with cash and fled on foot.

Deputies say they found the suspect at a nearby business. They arrested Shayne Thomas, 34, of Slidell. He was booked into the St. Tammany Parish jail on a first degree robbery charge.

The stolen money was recovered and returned.

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