August 18, 2016 - 6:51 AM
VERNON - Police in the North Okanagan are investigating an unusual crime involving an ATM machine and a front end loader.
At roughly 2 a.m. Aug. 17, a large front end loader drove up to the exterior ATM of the Interior Credit Union in Vernon and knocked the machine over, Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says in a media release.
The suspect then fled the scene and abandoned the loader in a parking lot on 41 Avenue. No access was ever gained to the ATM.
Officers determined the machine had been stolen from a business on Kalamalka Lake Road earlier that morning. It was only slightly damaged.
Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the Vernon/North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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