Have you seen alleged shop con men in North Devon?

CCTV pictures have been released of two men suspected of conning shop workers across the region into handing over money, including at a premises in Lynmouth. Officers said offences known as ringing the changes have been committed recently in the North D

CCTV pictures have been released of two men suspected of conning shop workers across the region into handing over money, including at a premises in Lynmouth.

Officers said offences known as "ringing the changes" have been committed recently in the North Devon village as well as in Bude and St Ives.

The suspects enter shops and ask for change for a note, they then confuse the unsuspecting shop worker who ends up handing over more cash.

Both men are described as white, aged in their 30s and about five feet nine inches tall.


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One is described as having dark "kidney shaped" eyes and was wearing a bright orange t-shirt. The other wore a yellow t-shirt and had spiky hair.

Anyone who recognises either of the two is asked to call police on 08452 777444.

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