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Men wanted for Mayfair Bitcoin heist

Two men used crowbars to pop open a Bitcoin machine and steal its cash box, police said.

Surveillance image

Authorities are looking for two men who stole cash from a Bitcoin machine inside a Mayfair store.

The brazen theft occurred at 5:50 a.m. Jan. 21 inside a shop located at 7250 Frankford Ave., police said. Surveillance footage shows the men using crowbars to pry open the machine before taking the cash box.

Bitcoin is a digital currency that rose to popularity several years ago. 

Anyone with information about the suspects or the incident is asked to contact Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153/3154. All tips will be confidential. ••

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