Manhunt for suspect in £1,000 cash card thefts

CCTV footage has been released of a man wanted by police in connection with a series of thefts in Cheltenham, after hundreds of pounds were withdrawn from a Coventry bank using stolen cards.

The man wanted in connection with thefts in Cheltenham
The man wanted in connection with thefts in Cheltenham Credit: West Midlands Police

In one of the thefts, sophisticated card-trapping equipment was used to snatch people's cards, while a recording device logged their PINs.

The thief then went on to withdraw around £1,000 while in the Coventry area.

Anyone who recognises him is urged to contact Gloucestershire Police on 101.

The man wanted in connection with thefts in Cheltenham
The man wanted in connection with thefts in Cheltenham Credit: West Midlands Police

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