Police appeal after attempted theft from fruit machine in Glossop


Police are appealing for information following the attempted theft from a fruit machine at a pub in Glossop.

At around 4.45pm on Monday, November 10, two men were disturbed attempting to remove the money drawer from a fruit machine in the Norfolk Arms Hotel on Norfolk Square, Glossop.

The men had removed an empty cash drawer from the machine using what is believed to have been a standard key, however were disturbed by staff at the pub before they could remove the second cash drawer. No money was taken.

The offenders then ran out of a side door or the pub on to Norfolk Street.

Both men were described as white, around 20-years-old and of skinny build.

The first man was tall with short dark hair and was seen to be wearing black coloured clothing with a ‘Converse’ logo on the front of his top.

The second man had short ginger/blonde coloured hair and wore grey coloured clothing.

Anyone with any information about the incident or who may recognise the men from the description is asked to contact PC Lisa Salt on 101, quoting crime number 47831/14.

To report a crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.