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Forklift used to steal ATM from Kentucky bank, police say

Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 12:30 PM EST
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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - Police say someone used a forklift to steal an ATM from a Georgetown bank.

According to police, sometime overnight, an ATM was stolen from the Stock Yards Bank & Trust on West Showalter Drive.

Police say surveillance video shows a person in dark clothing going over to the construction site by the Scott County Library next door, getting in a forklift and driving the forklift over to the bank to steal the ATM.

The person then loaded the ATM onto a U-Haul truck, which police say was also stolen, and drove off.

Police say the theft was reported around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning when someone pulled up to use the ATM. That person says they noticed wires and papers on the ground and that the ATM awning was damaged.

Police say the stolen U-Haul was found abandoned Wednesday afternoon, around 4:30, on Valley Forge Court in Georgetown.

So far, no arrests have been made.

If you have any information about what happened, contact the Georgetown Police Dept.

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