Watertown police search for suspect involved in ATM robbery
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - According to the Watertown Police Facebook post, a burglary alarm drew officers to an ATM early Thursday morning.
At approximately 3:24 am, the Watertown Police Department responded to the alarm in the southeast region of the city and discovered the Dakotaland Credit Union ATM had been burglarized.
The suspects left a 2005 Blue Ford F250 behind at the scene. The suspects used tow hooks in an attempt to gain entry into the ATM but were not able to break in. The ATM suffered damage from the incident, but no money was lost. The suspects ran away before the officers arrived.
The Ford was determined to have been stolen from Value Motors, 23 5th Street SE in Watertown, SD, before the burglary. Video surveillance showed a darker-colored car in the area of Value Motors before the 2005 Blue Ford F250 was stolen.
If you have any information or potential video surveillance of the areas regarding the burglary or stolen vehicle, do not hesitate to contact the Watertown Police Department at 605-882-6210.
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