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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Slave Lake RCMP investigate ATM theft at the MRC

RCMP News Release (Winter)

Slave Lake, AB - On December 5, 2019 at 4:20 AM, two suspects broke into the Multi Rec Centre and stole the ATM. The two suspect gained entry into the building by shattering a large bay window. Once inside, the suspects tied a heavy-duty tow rope around the bank machine and pulled it away using a truck. While being pulled from the building, the ATM ricocheted off of the exterior flag posts and damaged the front entrance doors.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a dark coloured Ford Super Duty with a tool box in the rear.


The suspects were observed wearing dark snow suits with their faces covered. One of the suspects appeared to have a distinctive walk with their arms swinging.

The ATM that was stolen in this case was located in Smith later in the morning.

If you have information relating to this investigation or if you see something suspicious, report it to the Slave Lake RCMP at (780) 849-3999 or your local police. If you see a crime in progress, call 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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