Thieves drive into Shuswap pharmacy in attempt to grab ATM
The People's Drug Mart in Scotch Creek was broken into after thieves drove a stolen truck through the building.
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January 20, 2016 - 11:36 AM
SCOTCH CREEK - Two suspects drove a stolen vehicle through the wall of a pharmacy in an attempt to grab an ATM machine last week.
On Jan. 15, officers responded to a break and enter report at People’s Drug Mart in Scotch Creek after a stolen Dodge Ram from Kamloops drove into the building around 4:20 a.m.
Two males wearing gloves and dark clothing attempted to steal an ATM machine once inside, Chase RCMP Sgt. Gary Heebner says in a release.
The men failed in their attempt and subsequently rolled the vehicle after fleeing the scene. The single-vehicle crash happened near Squilax-Anglemont Road, west of Scotch Creek.
The investigation remains ongoing. Police are asking if anyone with information on the crime or the two males to contact the detachment by calling 250-679-3221. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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