CCTV appeal after fraudsters target two Great Dunmow businesses

PUBLISHED: 15:44 07 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:44 07 September 2017

Police want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Police want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

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A CCTV appeal has been launched after two Great Dunmow businesses were targeted in fraud incidents.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICEPolice want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Police want to speak to the two men pictured in connection with the crimes.

The first incident took place at Little Monsters House of Fun in Braintree Road, shortly after 2pm on Wednesday, August 23.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICEPolice want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

Two men approached staff and asked to change a £50.

They confused a member of staff by changing their minds, and saying they gave different notes.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICEPolice want to speak to this man in connection with frauds at Dunmow businesses. Picture: ESSEX POLICE

They left with £198.

At 4.30pm the same day two men – believed to be the same suspects – went to the Co-Op supermarket in Hallett Road, and again asked to change a £50 note.

They left, also with £198, after confusing staff.

Anyone with information about the incidents, or who recognised the men pictured, is asked to contact Pc Braden at Essex Police on 101, or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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