ATM skimming devices found at several 7-Eleven stores in Newport News

Posted at 1:13 PM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 13:13:29-05

Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police are warning the public that several ATM skimming devices have recently been found on ATMs at 7-Eleven stores within Newport News and surrounding areas.skimmers

Economic Crimes Detectives are urging citizens to be mindful when using the ATM.

They say that the place where the ATM card is inserted should have a green circular card slot and no parts should easily pull off of the front of the machine.

Detectives have asked store employees to be aware of anyone who spends an unusual amount of time at the ATM or attempts to conceal their identity.

If you find a skimming device, do not touch or attempt to remove it. Call 911 to file a report immediately.