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Police Warn of Growing Crime Trend ‘Jugging’

"Jugging" is when someone waits outside of an ATM for someone carrying a large amonut of cash and then robs them

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Police in Portland, Maine, are warning residents over what they say is a growing crime trend called "jugging."

According to necn affiliate WCSH, "Jugging" is when someone waits outside of an ATM for someone carrying a large amount of cash and then robs them.

A recent incident occurred Saturday when a man was robbed in daylight just after using an ATM on Union Street.

Police recommend using ATMs in well-lit public areas and to be aware of your surroundings before using an ATM.

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