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A woman had £40 taken at a NatWest cash machine in Tonbridge High Street yesterday morning

15 February 2014

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Police are warning against distraction thefts


Police are urging people to be vigilant after a woman had £40 snatched from out of her hand at a cash machine.

The incident happened at the ATM outside NatWest bank in Tonbridge High Street yesterday morning (Friday).

She was withdrawing cash at just before 8am when a man snatched it from her and ran off in the direction of Castle Street.

Officers are reminding people to always put money and cards away before leaving the machines and not to allow yourself to be distracted. 

If you can help with this or any other crime, call police on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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