Women were sought, only as witnesses

On Wednesday, November 24, this website carried a police appeal in connection with possible fraud involving a cash machine in Honiton. The article included CCTV still pictures of two women whom the police wished to trace.

On Wednesday, November 24, this website carried a police appeal in connection with possible fraud involving a cash machine in Honiton. The article included CCTV still pictures of two women whom the police wished to trace. We have now been informed that the two women pictured, who have since contacted the police themselves, were being sought only as possible witnesses. We are pleased to make this clear and apologise for any distress or embarrassment which the original appeal may have caused them.