Persistent Cranbrook ATM thief sought

Cranbrook RCMP are currently looking for a vehicle that was involved in a theft of ATM from a local business.

On December 15, they received a call that an ATM had been stolen from a business located in the 1200-block of Cranbrook Street North. The caller advised that an unknown male had first attempted to steal an ATM from a business on Kootenay Street North.

This attempt was unsuccessful and the male then went to the business on Cranbrook Street, where he was able to pry the ATM from the wall and remove it from the business on a dolly. He then put the ATM into a vehicle and left the area.

Video at the businesses was able to capture a photo of the vehicle involved in the theft.

The vehicle, BC license plate LK878H, is described as a red 1999 Toyota Corolla four door sedan. The registered owner of the vehicle was spoken with and it was determined that they were not involved in the theft.

RCMP are still looking for this vehicle and are requesting the public’s assistance in determining its whereabouts.

Cranbrook Detachment is asking anyone who might have information to contact them at (250) 489-3471 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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