ELKVIEW, WV (WOWK) – Kanawha County Deputies are searching for a suspect who attempted to to steal at ATM at the Chase Bank in Elkview early Monday morning.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers were called to the scene around 3:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3. at the Chase Bank on Railroad Avenue in Elkview. The KCSO says a Loomis Security representative notified the KCSO that someone was attempting to steal or break into the ATM.

Deputies say the representative saw a truck at the bank through live-feed security footage and that the representative said they believe the suspect was a male.

Deputies on scene say a when they arrived, they found the truck with a chain attached to the ATM. They say they learned the truck was stolen from a prominent resident of the community for the attempted robbery.

According to the KCSO, the ATM was ripped from the ground and had been drug several feet from the bank, but did not appear to be opened.

K-9 officers are assisting in the search for the suspect. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the KCSO at 304-357-0169, by email at tips@kanawhasheriff.us or through their website at www.kanawhasheriff.us.

This is a developing story and we’ll have the latest details as they’re made available.