ATM tampered with at retail premises at Longstone Street

Police are investigating reports an ATM at a retail premises in Longstone Street, Lisburn was tampered withthat on Saturday afternoon, February 8,

They are urging the public to remain vigilant while using ATM machines and are keen to warn members of the public of potential risks so they can remain alert to any suspicious activity.

Police have also asked the public to be mindful of any suspicious activity and report anything dubious immediately.

Advice to card users is that if something looks out of place at an ATM, do not touch it but stop the transaction immediately and alert the police as well as the customer’s bank.

Customers are also advised to make sure they hide their pin number while at an ATM as criminals may be watching.

Police are advising anyone who notices anything suspicious at a bank machine, or any suspicious activity, to contact police on 0845 600 8000.

If someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.