Monday morning started rough for two workers at Quality Behavioral Health on East Grand Boulevard. Police say two suspects pointed a gun at the employees then wheeled the money machine out on a dolly.
"They are definitely shaken probably traumatized and since we do have counselors here they are work with the staff or we can refer them to someone here because we want to make sure they are okay," Clinical Director Melissa Maxwell told FOX 2.
Detroit Police say they just put three people behind bars for similar crimes.
"I'm frustrated cause we just arrested three people on federal charges and two more guys steal another one," Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt said. "I guess you should have an ATM in a wall because people are getting brazen.
This is the first time anything like this has happened at the drug rehab center that also offers mental health help to those in need. The suspects knew exactly where the ATM was, meaning it's possible they may have been there before.
The stolen ATM was found just a few minutes later on Cutler Street in Detroit but the suspects who got away with it remain on the run.
The two employees, obviously shaken up, will remember this Monday morning for some time.
"I hope they catch them. I value my employees and I hate that they were violated over money," Maxwell said.
Police have a limited description of the suspects and urge anyone who has information about the crime will come forward. The rehab center's CEO is willing to offer some motivation: he's offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.