Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Seeks the Public’s Help in Attempted ATM Break-In Investigation



(Walhalla, SC)--------------------------------------The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help today in regards to an attempted break-in of an ATM at the Wells Fargo location near Keowee Key and the Salem area.


A deputy from the Uniform Patrol Division was dispatched early Thursday morning, around 4:44am, to reports of an alarm call in regards to two subjects attempting to break-in to an ATM at the bank location on Rochester Highway. When the deputy arrived on scene, he observed damage to the ATM. Deputies began a search of the area in attempt to locate two subjects in relation to the attempted break-in, but the subjects had left the area.


Deputies notified the Criminal Investigations Division and Crime Scene Units, who responded to the scene to continue the gathering of evidence.


If you have any information regarding this attempted break-in of an ATM at the Wells Fargo location on Rochester Highway near Keowee Key, or were traveling in the area between 4:30am and 5:00am Thursday morning, please contact Crimestoppers to leave a tip at www.oconeesccrimestoppers.com. You can also leave a tip via the free P3 app.


Anyone with information can also contact the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office directly at 864-638-4111.


You don’t have to give your name when you contact Crimestoppers and all information provided is confidential. If you tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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