Northwest suburban police blotter
May 5, 2016 12:28 PM - A man tried to steal an ATM around 4 a.m. April 26 at the drive-up lane at First Merit Bank, 2100 S. Elmhurst Road in Mount Prospect. The offender had taken a cargo van from Country Inn & Suites hotel, 2200 S. Elmhurst Road. He tied a chain around the ATM and he rammed the machine with the cargo van, but failed to steal it. He returned the van to the hotel parking lot and fled. Damage was estimated at $1,000.