LA PINE, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects in an unusual theft case.
Deputies responded to an alarm at the Washington Federal Bank branch in La Pine, early Sunday morning. They discovered the drive-through ATM had been heavily damaged, just before 1 a.m.; a forklift was found parked, with the engine still running, in a nearby alley. Investigators believe the forklift was stolen from Ace Hardware and used to dislodge the ATM. However, It remained intact and no money was taken.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 541-693-6911.