Metro Crime Stoppers offer cash reward for Hub City ATM bandit

Metro Crime Stoppers offer cash reward for Hub City ATM bandit

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Forrest County Sheriff's Department and Metro Crime Stoppers are asking for the public's help in catching an unknown ATM bandit.

According to Forrest County Sheriff's Department Detective John Tryner, the bandit used a "cloned" card to steal money from an ATM at a bank in Hattiesburg.

"I'm currently working a case where an unknown individual used a presumably cloned credit card to withdraw $600 from an ATM on Hardy Street," Tryner said.

Tryner says the fraudulent transactions occurred on  Friday, May 4 at a bank close to the USM campus on Hardy Street.

Anyone with any information regarding this is asked to call (601)-582-7867, the Forrest County Sheriff's Department at (601)-544-7800 or submit a tip at www.p3tips.com. Tipsters must report the tip to Metro Crime Stoppers to be eligible for a cash reward.