Attempted break-in at Vernon convenience store

Possible suspects being considered after incident at Hunter's Store Wednesday.

There was an attempted break-in at Hunter's Store on Pleasant Valley Road early Wednesday morning.

There was an attempted break-in at Hunter's Store on Pleasant Valley Road early Wednesday morning.

Police are investigating after an attempted break-in at a Vernon convenience store.

Officers were called to Hunter’s Store on Pleasant Valley Road at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

“The front door was smashed in,” said Cpl. J.R. Leckie, with the Vernon RCMP.

Video surveillance then shows a truck being backed up to the door.

“They tried to grab the ATM but it didn’t work,” said Leckie.

On Thursday, police had two suspects in custody on a separate matter.

“We are currently investigating their possible involvement in the break-and-enter at Hunter’s Store,” said Leckie.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the RCMP at 250-545-7171 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.