Police Searching For Man - Dolly Cart Used in Attempt to Steal ATM at Sullivan Gas Station
3/16/2017 10:10:00 AM
By Kyle Quick
SULLIVAN, MO. - Franklin County Deputies and Sullivan police are searching for a man after he attempted to steal an ATM from the Circle K Gas Station off Highway 185 in Sullivan. The incident occured early Thursday morning at 5:43 a.m.
A man wearing a black hooded coat or sweatshirt, black ski mask, black gloves, and tan pants entered the store and attempted to remove an ATM using a dolly hand cart.
Employees at the store confronted the man who told them he was there to "service" the ATM. Once he was told by employees they were calling 911, the man picked up his cart and ran from the building. The man ran south across East Springfield Avenue behind some businesses into a residential neighborhood.
Deputies canvassed the area with the assistance of Sullivan Police Officers but were unable to locate the suspect.
He is described as a white male, approximately 180-200 pounds and approximately 5'8" to 6' tall.
No threats were made nor weapons displayed or used in the commission of this crime. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, (636) 583-2560.