Renewed appeal to locate woman in connection with fraud investigation
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Officers investigating a telephone fraud scam have released CCTV images of a woman they would like to speak to.
Officers would like to speak to the woman pictured as she may have information which could assist with enquiries.
In April 2020, an incident took place in Arley when a woman in her 70s was telephoned by a man claiming to be a police officer.
The woman was told £700 had been taken from her account and she needed to withdraw the rest of her money to keep it safe.
The victim went to her bank and withdrew a significant amount of cash. When she returned home, she read out the serial numbers on the cash and was told by the caller that the notes were counterfeit and required collecting.
A courier then went to the woman's home and collected the money.
A 21-year-old man from Coventry was arrested at the time on suspicion of fraud by false representation. He was questioned and currently remains released under investigation.
If anyone recognises the woman pictured, please call Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 241 of 21 April 2020.
Information can be also be given to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their website.
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