(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Oxford County Detachment investigated an incident at a Highway 59, Norwich Township address.
On Thursday, July 19, 2018 at approximately 1:51 a.m., police attended the Petro- Canada Gas Bar for a report of break and enter.
Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that at approximately 1:40 a.m., a white coloured Chevrolet pickup truck with two (2) unknown males attended the property and gained entry in the store. Once inside, the unknown suspects forcibly removed an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) which was then loaded into the bed of the truck. The suspect's then theft the area in an unknown direction.
The Oxford County OPP are seeking the public's assistance with this investigation. If anyone has any information that can assist in identifying the suspects or vehicle involved in this incident, they are being asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.crimestoppers-brant.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
"Businesses in Brant, Waterloo, Hamilton, Owen Sound and Niagara areas have had their ATM Stolen. The OPP are asking business owners to take precautions to protect their business by relocating their ATM away from the front of the store and to report any suspicious activity. Suspects will usually attend the business prior to the theft in order to scope out the location and access to it." - Detective Sergeant John Byrne, West Region Crime Unit.