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Date published: 21 September 2022
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Police are appealing for help to identify a man they wish to speak to in relation to a number of bank card thefts in Rochdale.
An elderly man’s bank card was stolen earlier this month at the three ATMs at Morrisons, Kingsway, Rochdale after he was distracted by the offender.
The card was then used to withdraw £250 at an ATM at the Shell Eagle Service Station, Queensway, Rochdale.
At least two more victims were targeted after also being distracted.
Police have released images of three people they wish to speak to in relation to the thefts: one of a man, and one of two people who could have witnessed the offence.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We have released a new CCTV image of a man we wish to speak to after a series of bank card thefts targeting elderly people in Rochdale. <a href="https://t.co/4e9Y1v7GE7">pic.twitter.com/4e9Y1v7GE7</a></p>— Rochdale Police (GMP) (@GMPRochdale) <a href="https://twitter.com/GMPRochdale/status/1572949443045130241?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 22, 2022</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Enquiries have been ongoing since early September. If you think you have also been a victim of this crime, please get in touch with officers.
Anyone with information should contact detectives on 01618568433 quoting log 1372 07/09/2022. Information can also be shared anonymously via the independent charity – Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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