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Police hunt fraudster who stole £4k from Sidmouth bank

PUBLISHED: 11:25 13 March 2014 | UPDATED: 11:25 13 March 2014

Do you know this man?

Do you know this man?

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POLICE have today issued an appeal for help in catching a fraudster who stole £4,000 from a Sidmouth bank seven months ago.

The fraudster stuck in Sidmouth on August 20 last year The fraudster stuck in Sidmouth on August 20 last year

Officers have been unable to track down the suspect - who struck at Nat West in High Street on August 20, 2013, at around 3.30pm – and have asked for the public’s help.

“He entered the bank and used a fraudulent cheque and a fraudulent driving licence to withdraw £4,000 from the bank in the name of a company,” said a force spokesman.

The suspect is described as a white male, six feet tall, of stocky build and in his early to late 40s.

He was clean shaven, had a pale complexion and short, cropped dark hair and was wearing a ‘scruffy’ dark suit with a white shirt and no tie, say police.

Anyone who recognises the man is urged to call police on 101, crime reference: KS/13/489.

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