Just after midnight on Thursday, a white ute reversed into a service station on Ogilvie Street, Denman.
An ATM was taken from the shop and put into the tray of the ute before driving away.
After police attended the scene, officers spotted the vehicle on Denman Road.
The chase came to holt when the ute drove into a paddock on Green Tree Close, Quirindi.
Police searched the area but couldn’t locate the vehicle.
This morning, the ATM was found on a property, and seized for forensic examination.
Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.