Gone: $150,000 in money bag left in New Jersey front yard

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) – Police say a man drove off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash after two employees who were replenishing ATMs mistakenly left it on a lawn in northern New Jersey.

Mahwah New Jersey police say in a news release that the ATM employees had stopped at a business when one of them placed the satchel on the front lawn as he moved items around in their vehicle.

They drove off, forgetting the bag.

Sometime after 11:15 a.m. Monday, surveillance video shows a passenger in a white van grabbing the bag.

The van was seen in other video surveillance pulling into a nearby auto repair business and pilfering used tires.

Police say the ATM employees are cooperating with the investigation.

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