Menu
News

Burglars on the run after two failed ATM heists attempts

IF AT first you don't succeed in stealing an ATM, go to another town and try again.

Police are searching for two people who, in less than an hour, attempted to steal two ATMs from shopping centres in two Lockyer Valley towns.

The two people, wearing protective face masks, broke into a shopping centre bunker inside which was an ATM on Main St in Fernvale at 11.59pm yesterday.

The pair was disturbed and failed to gain entry to the machines, and fled empty handed.

Less than an hour later at 12.47am, the pair forced entry into a shopping centre bunker on Gherke Rd at Plainland and attempted to get inside two ATMs.

The pair was again disturbed and fled the scene, last seen driving away in a blue Holden Commodore ute which has a damaged front end after hitting a gutter.

Police said both bunkers and ATMs were damaged as a result of the attempted burglaries.

Investigations are continuing, and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Topics:  crime stoppers fernvale lockyer valley plainland toowoomba toowoomba crime


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Loving care for cattle pays off for Warwick students

STAR STUDENTS: Scots PGC College agriculture students Bridget Christensen and Briar Densley were proud to represent their school at the Clifton Show with their heifers Wonder Woman and Mini.

Scots student aiming for Ekka after snapping up ribbons

CHILD CARE SUBSIDY: Warwick parents could be worse off

NEW TO LITTLE TACKERS: Leanne Wallace is getting to know the centre's regular children Roman, Sophie and Josh.

WARWICK child care supervisor says some will benefit, others won't.

'Christmas' time to locals

IT'S HERE: Apple and Grape president Greg Thouard at the 2016 grape crush. According to Greg he's been in every one since 1986.

100,000-plus expected to attend Apple and Grape.

Local Partners