Woman tricked out of hundreds of pounds at Lincoln ATM

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman had money stolen at a cash machine in Lincoln city centre.

The 59-year-old victim was using the Santander ATM in Exchange Arcade at around 7.20am on Tuesday, September 29 when another woman approached her and asked if she needed any assistance.

The woman then withdrew £300, gave the victim £20, and ran off.

Police are searching for the woman, who is described as white, in her early 20s, with long dark hair, and wearing dark clothing.

Investigating officers would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything, or who may have seen a woman matching the above description.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Lincolnshire Police on 101 quoting incident 95 of September 29.

Alternatively, people can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.