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A man was robbed while using a drive-thru ATM machine at a Cerritos bank, authorities said Monday.

The robbery occurred about 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wells Fargo Bank at Gridley Road and South Street, said Lt. Tim Householder of the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station.

A man in dark clothing approached the victim on foot as he was using the ATM and brandished a handgun, Householder said. The suspect took valuables from the victim and left the scene on foot.

Householder noted people are particularly vulnerable when using ATM machines after dark.

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