Strathmore, Alberta – On Feb. 17, 2020, at 9 a.m., Strathmore RCMP received a call of an ATM theft that had occurred sometime overnight at the Mercantile at Muirfield located in Lyalta, Alta.
Preliminary investigation indicates a Ford pick-up truck was used to back into the storefront of the business to steal the ATM. It is noteworthy that the ATM did not have any cash inside due to business practices. As the business was closed at the time of this break-in, no one was injured; however, the break-in caused extensive damages in excess of $15,000.
The suspect vehicle is believed to be a Ford pick-up truck and would have sustained damage to the rear of the vehicle and both side mirrors were broken off.
Surveillance photos of the suspects and the suspect vehicle are attached.
Strathmore RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify those responsible. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Strathmore RCMP at 403-934-3968 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
Southern Alberta District RCMP
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