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ATM service person’s vehicle broken into Thursday in Council Bluffs


December 8th, 2023 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Council Bluffs (IA) Police Department report that at around 2:34-p.m. Thursday (12/7/23), officers were dispatched to the Casey’s General Store, 15 North 16th Street, for a report of a vehicle break-in. An investigation revealed that a suspect broke the window of an unoccupied vehicle belonging to a company who services ATMs while the vehicle was parked in the Casey’s lot.

The suspect gained access to the vehicle and removed a bag that contained a yet to be determined amount of US Currency.

Suspect’s vehicle

The suspect was driving a silver Hyundai Tucson SUV with paper dealer plates. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.

The suspect vehicle is similar to one that has been used in a previous ATM robbery in Omaha, NE. Please see the attached photograph.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or has information that could assist in this investigation is encouraged to contact the Council Bluffs Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 712-328-4728 or on-line tips can be submitted at: https://www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/FormCenter/Police-Department-2/Online-CrimeStoppers-Tip-70