The crook, from Bilston, was then found to have been behind another cashpoint
robbery on a woman in Walsall.
Offenders then fled the Brook Farm Walk shop with the cashpoint
Year-on-year since 2007, London has been top of the cashpoint
theft and robbery table every year.
The research compiled by Money-SuperMarket through Freedom of Information requests shows Northumbria Police is the fifth busiest force for cashpoint
thefts and robberies nationwide, with 801 crimes recorded in the last decade.
He said: "At a time when politicians from across the parties are campaigning to protect bank branches, the idea that free-touse cashpoints
could be threatened beggars belief.
The man, who was in his late 70s, had his card snatched from the cashpoint
"This was an unprovoked upon a unknown simply had misfortune waiting in cashpoint
Now 30-year-old Peak, of Lindsay Avenue, Blyth, has been locked up for 18 months at Newcastle Crown Court after admitting GBH.
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Middlesbrough - Corporation Road: Scammers swindled one man out of PS240 by distracting him at a Corporation Road cashpoint
in Middlesbrough before grabbing the cash.
In December, a man using a cashpoint
in Treforest was wrestled to the ground while another person withdrew hundreds of pounds from his account.
Police are urging people to be on their guard after they recorded seven cases of fraud in one week at just one cashpoint
in Ball Hill, Coventry.
The trickster and her accomplice pretended to help their 66-year-old victim by telling her the cashpoint
THIEVES have used a JCB digger to smash a store front, pictured above, and steal a cashpoint
in Masham, police have said.
THIEVES used a JCB digger to smash a store front and steal an entire cashpoint
yesterday, police said.
A MAN has been charged with using a knife to rob another man at a cashpoint