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Myrtle Beach man arrested for smashing ATM with hammer

A Myrtle Beach man was charged with destroying an automated teller machine with a hammer while several people watched, according to a police report.

Jesus Jasso-Facunda, 50, was charged with destruction of property and no driver’s license when police stopped his vehicle near the Bank of America at 2501 N. Oak St., about 6:30 p.m. Monday, police said.

Witnesses told police they saw a man at the ATM, look at them and smile and then use a hammer to smash the screen, according to the report. The man then drove away.

Police seized a hammer from the front seat of the car, according to the report.