Photo courtesy of Norfolk OPP.

OPP seek ATM thieves

Provincial police in Norfolk County are looking for suspects after an ATM was stolen from a Port Rowan gas station.

Police were called to the Esso station on Front Road just after midnight on Monday, December 3. A citizen has reported the theft of an ATM.

“Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that on Monday, December 3, 2018 between 12:11 a.m. and 12:16 a.m., unknowns suspected attended the address and gained entry into the store,” police said in a media release issued Thursday. “The suspects then attempted to remove an ATM machine, however, were unsuccessful. A pickup truck wan then used to reverse into the store causing thousands of dollars in damage.”

According to police, the ATM was taken from the scene and later found in a ditch.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or submitted online at www.helpsolvecrime.com.