Police investigating after 2 ATMs stolen from business in Severn Township
Police are investigating after two ATMs were reported stolen from a business in Severn Township.
According to Orillia OPP, last Friday just before 2 a.m., a male suspect entered a business on Highway 11 by breaking the front door.
Police say a second suspect stood by in a nearby vehicle.
Officers say the suspect secured a strap around the ATM and the vehicle pulled it from the business.
Police say the suspect is described as a man, approximately six-feet tall with a thin build. He was seen wearing a light-coloured jacket with a fur-lined hood, dark pants and gloves.
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According to police, on Wednesday, just before 3 a.m., a male suspect entered the same business by removing the glass from the front door.
Officers say again, a strap was secured around the ATM and a vehicle was used to pull it from the business.
Police have described the suspect in the second incident as a man, approximately six-feet tall, with a thin build. He was seen wearing a light-coloured Adidas hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a light-coloured toque underneath his hood.
Officers believe a pickup truck was used in both incidents to remove and transport the ATMs.
According to police, the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at 705-326-3536 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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