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#630810 - 29th Nov 2011 7:13pm **Cashpoint muggings alert**
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A heads up for you all. A friend was in Birkenhead yesterday. They were at the cashpoint and behind them was a woman with a child who was misbehaving. The woman looked at my friend and rolled her eyes as if to say "aren't kids a pain sometimes". The woman watched her slyly as she took her money out and put it in her pocket.

Next thing they knew, the same woman was coming towards her as if to go to hug her. My friend backed off but the woman lurched towards her. As she did that, a male grabbed her from behind and took the money out of her pocket. It was a sizeable amount as they're going away on holiday and it was their spending money.

Please be extra alert when at the cashpoint as it's not the first case this week and I doubt it will be the last frown
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#630833 - 29th Nov 2011 7:43pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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thanx for that wench
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#630839 - 29th Nov 2011 7:47pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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Registered: 26th Nov 2011
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What a pair of scumbags! Bring back the stocks! mad

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#630840 - 29th Nov 2011 7:47pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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some scum around! come out of the woodwork at this time of year.
i've been asked for any loose change, or a lend of 20p! of course i say no, but it's a bit unnerving.

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#630876 - 29th Nov 2011 8:50pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
Greenwood Offline
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Registered: 20th May 2011
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Loc: Greasby
Nasty experience. Good argument for getting cashback at the supermarket instead of going to the cashpoint, but I appreciate there's probably a limit on amounts doing it that way. Safer, though; store security present, cameras etc.

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#630881 - 29th Nov 2011 9:00pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
gypsyjune Offline
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They make me sick ,money is too hard earned for it to be taken off you like that just because they can mad

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#630885 - 29th Nov 2011 9:04pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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That's just awful, so sorry for your friend.

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#630892 - 29th Nov 2011 9:25pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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A*seholes! We were warned at the beginning of uni that people will wait behind you and just take the money out of the atm before you could, it's so cheeky. And I have noticed a lot more people asking for change, some guy stopped me the other day asking me to buy him a subway (does he know how much subway costs??) and I said I couldn't cos I'm nearly skint as it is, so he gave me this narky look and said 'okay' like I was the one who kicked him out his house. Didn't look like he'd been 'sleeping rough' sigh.

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#630896 - 29th Nov 2011 9:30pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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Sh*te News,trouble is its so close to bloody Christmas
so scum are taking bigger risks.
Where abouts in B,head was it ??

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#630900 - 29th Nov 2011 9:37pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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Registered: 4th May 2010
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Loc: ex Wallasey now Atlanta GA USA
Don't they have cctv cameras at ATMs?
I thought so... so with a bit of luck then they will find the whole "family" that did this...!

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#630919 - 29th Nov 2011 10:01pm Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
Sallybear Offline
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Registered: 5th Apr 2009
Posts: 587
Loc: Wirral
Sorry this has happened, but why put money in your pocket at a cashpoint? Seems very irresponsible. Always put money away in a purse or wallet in front of you out of the view of others in the queue, and move away in a safe way, people really should take more responsibility for their money sometimes, all said very sorry thing to happen to your friend.

And please dont have a go at me, I was just thinking out loud, if I was taking large amounts out of a cashpoint at this time of year, I would be extremely careful thats all.


Edited by Sallybear (29th Nov 2011 10:02pm)

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#631020 - 30th Nov 2011 8:08am Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
stumpyduck Offline
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Registered: 2nd May 2010
Posts: 513
Loc: town
which cashpoint
will help others to be on their guard

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#631032 - 30th Nov 2011 9:49am Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
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Registered: 7th Aug 2005
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Loc: New Brighton
TYPICAL

Please, people, shop in a more decient place ffs smack

I hope they end up on Crocodil and die a very slow and painful death, junkie scum!
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#631035 - 30th Nov 2011 9:53am Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: Wench]
Snickas Offline

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Registered: 6th Jul 2011
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Loc: Wallasey
so sorry for your friend Wench frown

BUT I also agree with Sallybear & Ste, please please start being more vigilant and more aware of your surroundings, especially when you're at cash machines and ESPECIALLY this close to christmas.

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#631042 - 30th Nov 2011 10:14am Re: **Cashpoint muggings alert** [Re: _Ste_]
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That'd be 'Krokodil' and unless they moved to Russia it's not gonna happen tease
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