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Thieves make ATM deposit in unusual spot in Kelowna

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February 15, 2016 - 9:28 AM

KELOWNA - Don't think that ATM you saw at the side of the highway this weekend is a new location to do your banking, it was just left there when it fell out of a van following a theft in Kelowna this weekend.

At least two masked men broke into a gas station in the 3600-block of Highway 97 North around 4 a.m., yesterday, Feb. 14, according to a RCMP media release.

Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says the suspects forced the front glass doors of the business open and fled with an ATM from inside.

Police located the ATM about 50 feet from the gas station and say it appears to have fallen out of the suspect vehicle, which is described as a two-tone dark coloured older van with some silver on it.

There was significant damage to the business, but nothing else appeared to have been taken.

The investigation continues and anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown to remain anonymous.


To contact a reporter for this story, email John McDonald at or call 250-808-0143. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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