People Warned To Be Vigilant After Device Found At ATM In Antrim

Residents living in Antrim are being warned to be vigilant after a skimming device was found at a cash machine in the area.

Police confirmed the device was discovered in Castle Mall.
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Alliance Councillor Neil Kelly said: "I just hope this device was found before any money could be stolen, the sooner those responsible are arrested, the better.

"I would ask that anyone who sees anything suspicious to contact the local PSNI immediately on 101."


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