Distraction Theft - Poynton

Alert message sent 23/10/2017 17:54:00

Information sent on behalf of Cheshire Constabulary

Around midday on Wednesday 18th October a distraction theft has occurred on Queensway car park, near Morrisons, Poynton.

The elderly victim was distracted by a male and female with Eastern European accents. The couple opened up a map and asked the victim for directions to Manchester. Whilst distracted the victim has had their bank cards removed from their bag.

Please be vigilant and make any elderly friends or relatives aware.

Please always cover your PIN number when making any transactions at Supermarkets or ATMs.

Always know where your cash and cards are and keep them close to your person in a zipped bag or pocket.

If you witness anyone acting suspiciously please call 101 or 999 if you believe that a crime is happening or about to happen.
Message sent by
Lisa Furmanek (Police, PCSO, Macclesfield LPU North & Poynton PCSO)

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