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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.


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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