Logan County deputies responded to an alarm at the business and
discovered that the front of the business had been heavily damaged
and an ATM was missing from the store.
Video surveillance showed
an older model light blue pickup truck backing up through the glass
storefront. A single suspect dressed in dark clothing was observed
exiting the pickup and loading the ATM into the back of the truck.
Tire tracks at the scene indicated the suspect fled south on Route
The light blue pickup used in the burglary was located abandoned
in rural northwest Macon County. The vehicle had been stolen from
Lincoln. The ATM was recovered by a Logan County sheriff's detective
approximately two miles from the stolen truck.
A joint investigation is being conducted by the Logan County
sheriff's office, Mount Pulaski police and Lincoln police.
Anyone with information regarding this crime or any other crime
is urged to contact the sheriff's office at 217-732-4159. Callers
may also contact the Logan/Logan Crime Stoppers tip line at
217-732-3000. Callers do not have to give their name and could
receive a cash reward.
[Text from file from the Logan
County sheriff's office]