Stolen daycare van crashes into gas station

- A private daycare center van crashed into an Odessa gas station early Friday morning.

Hillsborough County deputies said the incident occurred at 2:20 a.m. at the Sunoco gas station located at 8402 Gunn Highway.

They said the vehicle was stolen from the Land of Learning Academy in Tampa and several suspects used it to break the front wall of the gas station to get inside to try and steal the ATM.

Surveillance video released by the sheriff's office shows the van ramming into the glass once, and after the suspects weren't able to get inside, the van ramming the glass again, shattering the front door.

The suspects, who were wearing ski masks to cover their faces, went into the gas station and tried to take the ATM, which was bolted down, so the van smashed into the ATM in an attempt to free it.

The video shows the van getting stuck on top of the ATM and the suspects trying to push the van off the ATM to no avail. 

The ATM remained inside the gas station and no other items were stolen.

The suspects were described as two males, about 180 pounds, one wearing a long sleeve tan flannel shirt, black pants, and white and black high top sneakers, and the other wearing a long sleeve gray shirt, black gym shorts, gray Nike sneakers and dark colored socks. 

Hillsborough County deputies asks anyone with information on the identity and whereabouts of the suspects to call the agency at 813-247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.

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