Woman’s bank card stolen at Potters Bar ATM

A WOMAN had her bank card stolen while at a cash machine in Potters Bar.

On Saturday, January 30 at 11am, the victim, in her 60s, was distracted by a man outside NatWest bank in Darkes Lane.

When he left, the woman, from Potters Bar, realised he had stolen her card from the machine.

A police spokeswoman said: “The woman realised the card was missing straightaway.

“She cancelled it and fortunately no money was stolen.”


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She added: “We advise people to be extra vigilant when at a cash machine and to cover their PIN number when typing it in.”

The man is described as Asian, aged 18 to 25, and he was wearing a woolly hat.

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If you have any information call police on 0845 33 00 222.

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