UPDATE: Stolen U-Haul found in Georgetown ATM theft investigation
Police say the suspect took a forklift from a nearby construction zone and stole the ATM
UPDATE POSTED 12 P.M. DEC. 2, 2021
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Georgetown Police have found the stolen U-Haul truck used in the theft of an ATM from the Stock Yards Bank and Trust.
According to GPD, a call came in around 12:09 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from Hog Head Trailers on East Showalter Drive about a stolen U-Haul. Officers sent out an Attempt to Locate to other agencies.
Close to 4:30 p.m., police received a call about an abandoned U-Haul on Valley Forge Court in Georgetown. Once on the scene, officers and detectives confirmed it was the stolen U-Haul from Hog Head Trailers. The U-Haul was taken back to the Georgetown Police Department for processing.
Detectives are still following up on developing leads regarding the stolen ATM.
ORIGINAL STORY POSTED 11 A.M. DEC. 1, 2021
GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Georgetown Police are investigating after a suspect stole an ATM from the Stock Yards Bank and Trust with a forklift.
Police say someone went to the bank attempting to use the ATM around 5 a.m., but realized it was gone, with wires, papers and a damaged awning left behind.
Through investigation, police say a subject dressed in dark clothing came to the bank with a U-haul, then went to a nearby library where construction is happening and took a forklift.
According to police, the suspect used the forklift from the construction zone to put the ATM on the U-haul, then drove away.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Georgetown Police Department.