Man arrested ‘acting suspiciously’ near cash machines in Bridlington

Halifax cash machines cordoned off by police
Halifax cash machines cordoned off by police

POLICE officers are appealing for information after a man was arrested ‘acting suspiciously’ near cash machines in Bridlington.

Shortly after 6pm on Tuesday June 26, on Manor Street, a man was seen visiting a number of cash machines in the area in quick succession, causing a member of the public to alert police.

Today (Wednesday) police tape is still cordoning off cash machines at the Halifax bank on Manor Street.

The man has been described by police as being around 6ft tall, wearing a dark blue coloured jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.

A selection of banks were made aware of the incident and police taped off a number of cash machines on Tuesday evening as part of the investigation.

Officers attended and arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with suspected fraud offences. He remains in police custody.

As enquiries are on going, police investigating this incident are appealing for anyone who may have been approached by a man attempting to set up a business or trade account using the company initials CDF.

Police believe that approaches may have been made in the East Riding and South Yorkshire area during the last few days.

Anyone with information in connection with the incident are asked to call Humberside Police tel 101 quoting log 540 of 26 June 2012.

Keep checking the Free Press website for any further updates.