Skimmer device found attached to an ATM inside a St. Pete 7-11

Police search for woman that placed device
Posted at 4:36 PM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 16:40:23-04

The St. Petersburg Police Department needs help to identify a woman caught on surveillance video attaching a skimmer to an ATM inside a 7-11 convenience store.

The clerk at the 7-11 located at 6161 4th Street North noticed the woman behaving suspiciously as she stood at the ATM shortly after 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 27.

Approximately two hours later, the clerk checked the ATM machine and discovered she had attached a plastic piece with a skimmer over the card reader. The plastic piece was painted green to match 7-11's colors.

Police don't believe many, if any, customers used the machine while the skimmer was in place. However would like to identify the woman.

If you have any information, please call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780, or you can text the keyword "SPPD" and your tip to 847-411 (Tip-411.)