Surveillance footage examined in ‘distraction theft’.

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Gardai in Tipperary town are seeking the public’s help in solving an incident in which a woman had a sum of money taken from her as she was withdrawing it from a bank machine in the town this morning.

The incident happened at the AIB ATM at around 10am.

According to gardai, as the woman was withdrawing money from the ATM she was distracted by a person who claimed to be looking for directions.
While she was being distracted, another person took the money and left.
Gardai are examining surveillance footage, and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible