Police: Camera catches crooks using ATM skimmer

Posted at 9:11 AM, Nov 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-23 09:11:01-05

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. — Police have asked for help identifying two people caught on camera using an ATM skimmer to steal information from bank customers. The images were captured November 12 at the Bank of Southside Virginia on East Ellerslie Avenue in Colonial Heights.

“Video surveillance shows a female walking up to the ATM from the rear of the bank and placing the device onto the ATM (at 8:27 a.m.). She inserts a card and is then seen walking back towards the rear of the bank,” a Colonial Heights Police spokesperson said. “At approximately 6:58 p.m. that same day, a male subject is seen on foot approaching the ATM from the rear of the bank, removes the device and then leaves on foot again towards the rear of the bank.”

This incident resulted in the theft of credit card information from “multiple” ATM users, police said.

The woman was described as between 20 and 30 years old with light colored hair and a medium build.

The man was described as between 20 and 30 years old with a medium build.

Anyone with information was asked to call Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or Colonial Heights Police at 804-520-9300.

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