Theft of Automatic Teller Machine early Monday

January 9, 2017
Bloomfield, Prince Edward Island

News release

In the early morning hours at approximately 2:00 a.m., on January 9th, 2017, suspect(s) broke into the Shell Gas Station in Bloomfield, PE, stealing the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) from inside. The suspects caused damage to the business and managed to get away with the ATM.

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit, Police Dog Services and Forensic Identification Units were called to the scene to assist with the investigation. The RCMP Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate the matter and ask anyone with any information related to this occurrence or the whereabouts of the ATM machine to contact the RCMP Major Crimes Unit.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can provide information to PEI Crime Stoppers in the following manner:
- by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS);
- by internet at; or
- by text to 274637 (CRIMES) and text 'TIP162' plus your message.

If your tip leads to a conviction, you may be eligible for a cash reward.


Contact information

Cpl. Craig Eveleigh
RCMP Prince Edward Island

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