#Bridgeport, CT – Feb. 10, 2014 – Two men face burglary and larceny charges in connection with the theft of an ATM machine.  The ATM was stolen from 1191 Central Ave. on Jan. 23 and later found damaged and discarded.

Detectives Walberto Cotto, Dave DeFeo, Angel Llanos, John Pribesh and Sgt. James Pianello investigated the case. The investigation remains active as detectives work to determine if the suspects are responsible for other ATM thefts.  Additional arrests of other suspects are expected.

Carlos Deleon, 56, and Anthony Villafane, 29, both of Bridgeport, face charges of third-degree burglary, third-degree larceny and first-degree criminal mischief.

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By Stephen Krauchick

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