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Police seek information regarding suspected ATM skimmers

Local ATMs hit Dec. 20 by pair of suspects; some bank accounts affected

Arkansas City Police Department badgeARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (Dec. 20, 2018) The Arkansas City Police Department is asking for assistance and information regarding the suspected “skimming” of account information from local ATMs.

Police were notified Dec. 20 that credit and debit card-skimming devices had been located on two automated teller machines in Arkansas City. Local banks already are notifying affected customers.

48386109_2324095547635276_8011281052733538304_nA male and a female suspect were identified from security camera footage. The suspects were driving a maroon four-door Volkswagen Jetta, with a model year between 2006 and 2010.

48387392_2324095124301985_8278885359547318272_nThe suspects’ vehicle has an Apple sticker in the rear window, on the driver’s side, and is suspected to have been displaying a temporary paper tag.

Anyone who has any information about this crime, or who spots this vehicle or either of the suspects, is asked to call ACPD Sgt. Jason Legleiter at (620) 441-4444.

48414581_2324094910968673_3789382635181047808_nThose wishing to remain anonymous may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Call (620) 442-7777 in Arkansas City or (620) 221-7777 in Winfield, or visit www.tipsubmit.com or accs.crimestoppersweb.com to make an anonymous report.

An anonymous tip also can be submitted by texting ACTIPS to 847411.