Police looking for man who tried to place card skimmer at Brookhaven gas station

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (WJTV) — Brookhaven Police need your help identifying a person who they said tried to place a credit card skimmer on a gas pump last week.

It happened November 28 at the 51 Exxon South. Police tell WJTV that a sales clerk caught the person tampering with a pump.

A man in a truck came to the store around 7 p.m. and used the bathroom. He returned around 8:30 p.m. in another vehicle.

Police said when the clerk found the suspect tampering with one of the gas pumps, the clerk called the police.

Officers stated that they didn’t find a skimming machine, but the found the door to one of the gas pumps open. They wires had also been tampered with at that pump.

Brookhaven PD released a short video clip of the person they are looking for at this time.

Anyone who can help police with this investigation, contact authorities.

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