Thieves robbed a Bitcoin ATM from a crypto-store in Barcelona.

Local media claimed on Friday that Spanish police are probing the heist of a ‘Bitcoin ATM’ during a raid on a cryptocurrency exchange shop in a posh Barcelona neighborhood.

Bitcoin ATMs allow clients to buy cryptocurrencies with cash or a debit card, and some even allow users to cash out their cryptocurrency holdings.

According to the Coin ATM radar website, which records the location of crypto ATMs, Spain has the most of them in Europe, with 158.

The Mossos d’Esquadra police force in Catalonia stated an AfTM was taken about 3 a.m., but declined to release any other details to prevent obstructing the inquiry.

The Bitcoin ATM was stolen from a business on Beethoven street in the Sarria neighborhood, according to EFE news agency, which cited police sources. Beethoven street is home to a branch of the GBTC cryptocurrency exchange.

GBTC did not respond to several calls for comment, and police declined to disclose the robbery’s specific location.

An SUV rammed into the locked shutters of the GBTC shop, according to an unconfirmed video, before a half-dozen or more individuals in hoods transferred the cash machine into a second car waiting on the street.

As the two automobiles drove away into the night, one of the perpetrators splashed witnesses with a fire extinguisher.

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