Hunt for trio in credit card scam case

Police are hunting three people in connection with a complex credit card scam in Stevenage.

Officers want to speak to the man and two women pictured in relation to a theft and fraudulent use of a credit card in the town between 1.30pm and 4pm on Friday April 8.

The scam began when a woman using her card at a cash machine in the Halifax building society in Queensway was watched by a man as she entered her PIN number. She was then followed into Next where her purse was stolen from her bag.

The victim’s card was later used to buy �1,000 worth of goods from Argos in the town.

Anyone who recognises those pictured or has any information about the incident is urged to call Pc Natalie Cuozzo on 0845 3300 222 quoting crime reference E1/11/2465, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.