Thieves use tractor to make ATM withdrawal in Lamont, Alta.
ATM thefts becoming increasingly popular crime in rural Alberta
Alberta's ATM bandits have struck again, this time using a stolen tractor to smash into a Servus Credit Union in Lamont to steal an ATM around 2:30 a.m. Monday, say RCMP.
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Police are looking for five suspects, who they say stole the tractor from a nearby business.
Investigators will be going over security footage and are also asking any possible witnesses to come forward.
Lamont is about 60 km northeast of Edmonton.
ATM thefts are a growing problem in rural Alberta, where thieves have used heavy vehicles to smash into banks, gas stations, hotel lobbies and Money Marts before making off with the machines.