Man uses tractor in Penholder Tavern break-in attempt

Police are searching for a suspect who tried to break into the Penholder Tavern with a tractor

Police are looking for two suspects after a tractor was used in an attempted break-in at the Penholder Tavern early Wednesday.

RCMP were called about 4:15 a.m. after owners of the tavern, located in Penhold, discovered someone trying to break into their business using a farm tractor. The culprits were attempting to steal an ATM inside.

After being spotted, a suspect fled the scene on foot.

Both Innisfail and Red Deer RCMP responded and discovered the tractor had been stolen from a nearby business.

The tavern was damaged but the break-in was unsuccessful.

Anyone with information about this incident, call Innisfail RCMP at 403-227-3342 or your local police. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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