NYC thieves copy strategy from 'The Town'

LOS ANGELES

They told police that they got the idea for covering their tracks from the movie, "The Town."

In the film, which stars Ben Affleck and John Hamm, bank robbers used bleach to destroy DNA evidence.

Several people arrested for a string of burglaries in New York City told detectives they tried the same thing, splashing bleach on ATMs and cash drawers. But it obviously didn't work.

Four suspects are waiting to appear in court, and a fifth person is already in jail.

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