A 27-year old man, accused of trying to steal the ATM at G.R. Baker Hospital in Quesnel, has been sentenced in Provincial Court.
Andrew Reeve will spend 6 days and jail and will be on probation for 12 months.
Reeve pleaded guilty in August to one count each of Break & Enter with Intent to Commit an Offence and Mischief.
A third charge of Theft under $5,000 was stayed.
Quesnel RCMP were called to the hospital back on August 11th of last year.
Upon arrival, they discovered a smashed window to the front entrance and a vehicle tow strap that had been left behind.
Police say it appeared that the strap broke in an attempt to steal the ATM.