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Cash machines are targeted by thieves

Keside Supderbowl, Greenbank st, Preston at 14:00 hours on 08/01/13. The offenders have used some sort of implement to put in the change machine that has tricked the machine into dispensing �270 worth of pound coins.

Keside Supderbowl, Greenbank st, Preston at 14:00 hours on 08/01/13. The offenders have used some sort of implement to put in the change machine that has tricked the machine into dispensing �270 worth of pound coins.

Business in Preston are being warned to be vigilant after a spate of scams in the city targeting change machines.

Earlier this month a man, pictured in CCTV images, walked into the Lakeside Supderbowl on Greenbank St, Preston and tricked a change machine into dispensing money.

The incident occurred at 2pm on January 8.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: “The offenders have used some sort of implement to put in the change machine that has tricked the machine into dispensing £270 worth of pound coins.”

Anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

All enquiries will be dealt with anonymously.

 

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