Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 2°C

Search

Sudbury: Warning after two skimming devices found on petrol pumps at Tesco filling station

PUBLISHED: 21:46 24 March 2014 | UPDATED: 21:46 24 March 2014

Police were called to the Tesco filling station in Springlands Way, Sudbury at around 6.30pm on Sunday night after a man alerted officers to the scam. (Stock photo).

Police were called to the Tesco filling station in Springlands Way, Sudbury at around 6.30pm on Sunday night after a man alerted officers to the scam. (Stock photo).

Two skimming devices used to steal bank account details have been found on pay-at-pump petrol pumps in Sudbury.

Police were called to the Tesco filling station in Springlands Way, Sudbury at around 6.30pm on Sunday night after a man alerted officers to the scam.

Another device was found on a second pump after officers arrived at the scene.

It is unknown how long the devices had been on the pumps, therefore people who have used the pay at pump facilities at the filling station are being asked to contact their bank to check for any unauthorised transactions.

It comes just four days after a skimming device was found at a Tesco petrol station in Martlesham Heath.

Meanwhile officers also removed a skimming device at an East of England Co-op store in Foxhall Road in Ipswich on February 20.

Police are urging anyone using cashpoints or similar pay points to be vigilant and to alert staff or officers as quickly as possible if you spot anyone tampering with them or if you find anything suspicious.

Anyone who has information in relation to this latest incident in Sudbury is asked to call Pc Ben Oswick at Sudbury Police on 101 quoting SU/14/530 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

New university rankings revealed today show the University of Essex has climbed nine places while the University of Suffolk has appeared on the list for the first time.

The release of results in a regional tourism survey has raised questions about government’s commitment to supporting to the sector.

A Dovercourt woman died after she was mistakenly prescribed 10 times the dose of her heart disease medication by a pharmacy, an inquest has heard.

A Constable country village “under siege” from housing developers is considering divorcing Suffolk and joining Essex to fight back against development.

From the tranquil Broads to the coastal hotspots of Southwold and Cromer, the value of the tourism industry in East Anglia has topped £10bn for the first time this year. But business leaders believe the winds of change may be blowing in.

A planning inquiry into proposals to build 300 homes in Kesgrave has stalled after it was ruled that a key report on housing needs in Suffolk was needed for a fair decision to be made.

A new series of six lectures begins at Ipswich Institute on Friday exploring the relationship between music and the region it was created in – including a look at some of East Anglia’s lesser-known artists.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24