Sus­pects still be­ing sought in ATM theft

The Covington News - - Frontpage - Am­ber Pittman apittmani@cov­

Authorities are still search­ing for the peo­ple who stole a truck and fork­lift and snatched an ATM early Wed­nes­day morn­ing.

Of­fi­cers from the Cov­ing­ton Po­lice Depart­ment found an aban­doned red Dodge Ram truck and a fork­lift in nearby woods. The ATM, stolen from Es­sex Bank on Ga. High­way 142, was in the truck’s bed.

Ac­cord­ing to a press re­lease from Capt. Ken Mal­com, the truck was stolen from a Gwin­nett County lo­ca­tion and the fork­lift from a lo­ca­tion close

to the bank.

The po­lice depart­ment is ask­ing for pub­lic help in the case. In­for­ma­tion may be left anony­mously on the Cov­ing­ton Po­lice web site www.cov­ing­ton­po­lice. com. Click the anony­mous tip icon on the left. You can also con­tact the tip line at ( 770) 3856430.

Gabriel Khouli/ The Cov­ing­ton News

The ATM from Es­sex Bank was stolen July 13 by ban­dits with a stolen Dodge Ram and fork­lift.

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