Police Search For Credit Card Skimmer Who Damaged ATM At Kings Highway Citibank

Police Search For Credit Card Skimmer Who Damaged ATM At Kings Highway Citibank
Photo provided by the NYPD.
Photo provided by the NYPD.

Cops are searching for a suspected credit card skimmer who put a Kings Hishway Citibank’s ATM out of commission this summer when he tried to jam a device into the machine.

Police say the suspect entered the Citibank located at Kings Highway and East 15th Street in the early morning on July 18. He jammed a metal device into the ATM, which broke the cash machine and cause $250 in damage, according to the NYPD.

Authorities say that a week earlier the same man had installed a card skimming device in an ATM at a Midtown 7-Eleven.

The NYPD provided a surveillance photo of the suspect and describe him as a white man, between 35 and 40 years old, five foot, ten inches tall. He was last seen wearing a t-shirt and jeans and had a bag over his shoulder.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.

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