Monday, 16 July 2012

Morecambe police hunt card fraudsters who robbed pensioner




Police have issued CCTV images of three people they want to speak with after £600 was withdrawn from a Morecambe pensioner’s bank account without her permission.

The offence is believed to have taken place between 27th June and 1st July when the bank card was removed from the 73-year-old victim’s purse at her home address on Delamere Avenue in Heysham and was used to withdraw money from a cash machine in the Morecambe area.

Police have issued CCTV stills of three people they need to trace in connection with the offence.

PC Ben Hanley said: “I would urge people to take a close look at the CCTV images and if anyone recognises any of the three people pictured if ask them to contact me at  Lancashire Police on 101.”

• People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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