Theft from coin operated machines



On Tuesday May 3, 2016 Officer Bingham responded to Manor Auto, 850 Manor St. for a report of possible vandalim/theft from a coin operated machine on the property. Staff noticed that there appeared to be damage to the machine. The damage was reported to have occurred over the weekend.

The owner was attempting to asses if entry had been gained to the machine and if anything had been stolen. The owner was able to provide Off. Bingham with surveillance images of the suspect. One of those images is attached to this publication. The suspect appears to be a white, possibly hispanic, male with facial hair, a light colored tee shirt and hooded sweatshirt. The incident appeares to have occurred between 4/29/16 and 4/30/16. The suspect operated a white vehicle. 

Det. Chris DePatto is looking into this case. He is aware that similar incidents have been reported and published in neighboring jurisdictions. 

If anyone has any information on this incident or the identity of the suspect, they are asked to contact the Lancaster City Bureau of Police at 717-735-3301 or  Lancaster Crime Stoppers at (800) 322-1913, or you can anonymously Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by using your cell phone. Text LANCS plus your message to 847411. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

Friday, April 29, 2016
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