Tees

Two arrested following ATM 'cash trap' device warning

  • 16 September 2013
  • From the section Tees

Two men have been arrested in connection with a spate of "cash trap" devices being used at ATMs on Teesside.

Cleveland Police said a number of people had reported using a cash machine but not receiving any money.

Police stopped and searched a car on the A19 on Saturday and found a large amount of money and a device thought to be used on ATMs to collect cash.

Two men aged 24 and 26, from Manchester have been arrested on suspicion of theft in connection with the incident.

ATMs in the Middlesbrough, Stockton and Redcar areas have been affected.

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