Police investigate theft of ATM

Your Orangeville Police Service is investigating the theft of an Automated Teller Machine from the Metro Grocery Store early Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at approximately 5:45 a.m. police received a call regarding a break and enter to the Metro Grocery Store in the Orangeville Mall located at 150 First Street. Police attended the scene and observed extensive damage to the north side of the store with a window being smashed from the floor to the ceiling. A Bank of Montreal ATM was removed from within the store. Store video cameras revealed that at 5:13 a.m. a vehicle approaches the north side of the building and collides with the glass window adjacent to the location of the ATM. One suspect is seen moving the ATM towards the window and at 5:15 a.m. the vehicle leaves the area. The vehicle is not captured on video only the headlights.

The suspect is believed to be a male but not confirmed, approximately 5’11”-6”0” tall, wearing calf height boots, dark pants possibly jeans, waist length winter jacket with fur trimmed hood pulled up on the suspects head concealing the suspects face. A second suspect is operating the vehicle but was not captured on video.

At approximately 3:20 p.m. police received a call from a citizen to report that an ATM was found on the north side of Fead Street just west of First Street. Police attended and confirmed that it was the ATM that had been stolen from Metro Grocery Store. The cash box within the ATM had been removed.

Police are continuing their investigation and are asking anyone who may have information regarding the incident to contact Orangeville Police Service or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.crimestopperssdm.com.

Posted on December 9, 2019