Skimmer suspect sought by sheriffs

Surveillance image of the suspect SLO Sheriff's are seeking for skimmer scam

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s are searching for a man who attempted to tamper with an ATM machine at the Bank of America on Los Osos Valley Rd in Los Osos early Thursday morning.

According to deputies, the suspect tried to place a ‘skimmer,’ a device used to steal passwords and data to raid accounts of persons using the machine.

Fortunately for the bank and its customers, the ATM detected the skimmer device and shut down preventing the suspect from obtaining any information.

The suspect is described as a white male adult, early 20s 160-180 lbs., black hair, unshaven beard, black hoodie, black t-shirt, black baseball hat. He was wearing large black frame glasses that appear to be smoked.

Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Dave Menghrajani at 528-6083 or text SLOTIPS plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

ATM Skimmers can be installed by criminals over a regular ATM slot, and can have many different looks. Anything suspicious should be reported immediately

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