FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police are investigating after someone attempted to steal the money from an ATM in Fairfield.

It happened overnight at the McDonald's on Black Rock Turnpike.

Police say the thief pried open the drive-thru window and then climbed inside.

The suspect by-passed the store's cash drawers, and instead went directly to the ATM.

Police say the suspect attempted to get into the ATM's safe, but failed.

Police are in the process of obtaining surveillance video from the McDonald's, plus video from neighboring stores.

If you have any information, you are urged to call police at 203-254-4800.