Police warn of ATM users to be aware of "jugging"

Police warn of ATM users to be aware of "jugging"
Jugging is when a criminal sits in a bank parking lot or at ATMS.  They watch and wait for customers who they believe are withdrawing cash. Source: Flickr Creative Commons

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police issue a new warning for ATM users.

Officials are asking them to be aware of their surroundings

Law enforcement officials said there is a new burglary trend called "jugging."

Jugging is when a criminal sits in a bank parking lot or at ATMS.  They watch and wait for customers who they believe are withdrawing cash.

The alleged criminals then follow the person and rob them, according to police.

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