A thief stole money from a man as he withdrew it from a cash point in Oswestry town centre.

The distraction theft took place at around 1.15pm on Friday, February 2 when the man was withdrawing money from a cash machine at a bank on The Cross.

He was distracted by a male, described as white, stocky, in his 50s, and wearing a black hat and blue jeans.

The customer recovered his cash card but the offender was seen taking the cash.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111 quoting incident reference number 0349s 020218.