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RNC responds to backhoe robbery attempt in Paradise

Eastern Edge Credit Union in Paradise.
Eastern Edge Credit Union in Paradise. - Courtesy of Google Street View
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. —

The RNC is investigating an unsuccessful attempt to use heavy equipment to steal a bank machine.

The RNC was called to the Eastern Edge Credit Union on Camrose Drive in Paradise on Monday around 8 a.m. when it was reported someone was trying to use a backhoe to steal the drive-thru automated teller machine.

The driver of the backhoe tried to move away from the window and went over a small embankment, where the machine became stuck in a fence. The attempted robber(s) fled the scene before police arrived.

The investigation is ongoing.

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