Police have issued CCTV of a man they would like to speak to following the unlawful withdrawal of funds from an individual's bank account.

CCTV appeal after thousands of pounds taken from bank account

On 22 November 2019, a York man received a call from someone claiming to represent their bank. It is now believed the caller was a scammer, as following the call someone accessed the man’s bank account through a number of transactions in Leeds which amounted to a sum of over £8,000.

As part of the ongoing investigation, North Yorkshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to identify a man pictured on CCTV footage in Leeds who officers believe may have information which could help the investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Philip Hallam or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12190214869 when passing on information.