Local News 2011

Devon and Cornwall Police Alert for Retailers

01.04.11: Devon and Cornwall Police would like to make you aware that they have received reports of males confusing cashiers in to giving them more change, also known as “ringing the changes”. The most recent report was reported 15:45 yesterday from a shop in Truro.

Two males involved are described as white and large/big build and mid 30’s – 40. The first is described having dark eyebrows, no accent, shaved and receding hair. 5feet 7-8 inches and wearing a striped navy & white t-shirt, black jacket, blue jeans, plain white trainers. The second is described as having dark brown hair, but balding in the middle, small amount of facial hair around mouth and chin, 5 feet 8 to 10 inches and wearing a long navy blue t-shirt, dark blue jeans and dark trainers.

Please do not change money if you feel the persons are trying to confuse or distract you and phone 999, if possible, please make a note of vehicle registrations and descriptions. Please phone 08452 777 444 if you have information.

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