Police seek to ID suspect in attempted car wash coin machine theft

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LANCASTER, Pa. – Lancaster City Police seek to identify a suspect who attempted to break into a car wash coin machine. It’s the latest of a series of thefts and attempts at car washes around the region.

City police responded to Manor Auto, 850 Manor Street today after the owner reported the possible vandalism and/or theft from a coin operated machine on his property. The  machine may have been damaged over the weekend.

The owner provide police with a surveillance camera image of a suspect. He appears to be a white, possibly hispanic male with facial hair. He was wearing a light colored tee shirt and hooded sweatshirt.  The suspect also appeared to have been driving a white vehicle.

If anyone has any information on the 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.