More reports of theft after residents use cash machine in Grays

Lodge Lane 2

YT has received further reports of criminal activity at a cash machine in Grays.

On Friday April 14th, there was a report of suspicious activity (see story below).

We have subsequently learned that a Thurrock resident had his card and cloned and his bank account “cleaned out” after going to the machine on Saturday morning.

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ESSEX Police would like to talk to this man in connection with suspicious activity in Lodge Lane, Grays, on Friday, April 14.

A man was reported to have put a device on a cash machine at around 7.20am. A woman has then used the machine and the device kept hold of her bank card.

Later that day, the suspect has used the card to withdraw money from a different cash machine.

The suspect has been described as white, aged between 30 and 40 and of medium build.

He wore a blue hooded jumper, blue joggers, black Adidas trainers with a red on the outside of the heel and was carrying a large red and blue bag with a beige shoulder strap.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pc Lisa Thompson at Grays police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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