APD: Attempted theft of ATM


ATASCADERO — Atascadero police officers responded to Pacific Premier Bank located in the 7400 block of El Camino Real on May 27 at 10:35 p.m. regarding suspicious subjects. It was reported there was construction equipment on the scene and a witness believed subjects were attempting to steal an ATM machine.

Officers arrived and discovered an ATM had been partially removed and was lying in the parking lot. Officers also discovered a stolen truck with attached trailer and backhoe that was used to remove the ATM from its location. The truck had been stolen out of the City of Paso Robles earlier in the evening. The suspects fled the area just prior to officer’s arrival.

The Atascadero Police Department’s Investigations Unit is conducting follow up investigation and no additional information will be released at this time.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to contact Sergeant Jeff Wilshusen at 805-470-5035.

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