CCTV released as thieves steal nearly £2,000 from bookies

By Swindon Link - 4 October 2019


Police have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in relation to a theft from a bookmakers in Swindon.

On Wednesday 4 September between 3.30pm and 4.10pm at Paddy Power on Bridge Street two unknown men were seen manipulating a betting machine to be able to credit the terminal without making a payment themselves. 

PC Samantha Kelly said: "The individuals managed to manipulate the machine resulting in a loss of nearly £2,000 to the business. 

"We would like to speak to anyone who recognises the two men in the pictures or remembers seeing or hearing anything suspicious in or around this bookmakers on the day." 

If you can help with our enquiries please contact us on 101 quoting crime reference number 54190089895.  Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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