Gates Police Department warns residents about robberies at ATMs

GATES, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Gates Police Department is warning people to be careful of going to ATMs in the town late at night.

The department said there have been robberies happening across the county, including two in Gates last month.

It says people wearing hoodies and face masks have been approaching people with a gun and demanding money.

It typically happens between 9 p.m. and midnight.

The police department said anyone who sees something suspicious at the ATM should call 911.