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Apex police seek women who placed card skimmers on ATM

Posted April 28, 2016 3:57 p.m. EDT
Updated April 28, 2016 5:56 p.m. EDT

Police said three women were caught on surveillance cameras placing the bank card skimmers at a Sun Trust ATM on April 26 and 27.

— Apex police are searching for three women who placed card skimmers on an ATM earlier this week.

Police said the women were caught on surveillance cameras placing the bank card skimmers at a Sun Trust ATM on April 26 and 27. The skimmers were discovered by a Sun Trust employee during a daily check of the ATM, police said.

Anybody with information on the identity of the women is asked to call Apex police at 919-362-8661 or text an anonymous tip to TIP411 using the keyword ApexPD.

Police reminded residents to use safe practices when utilizing ATM machines, including inspecting the door access device before entering a bank, inspecting the machine for items installed over or around the PIN pad, and covering the keypad while typing a PIN.