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One of the people Tweed-Byron police want to speak to regarding a recent case theft and credit card fraud. Photo Police Media.
One of the people Tweed-Byron police want to speak to regarding a recent case theft and credit card fraud. Photo Police Media.

Police investigating theft and fraud offences in the Murwillumbah area have released these images of two people they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries.

About midday on Thursday June 12, a Kia sedan parked in Minyon Falls National Park car park was broken into.

Property was stolen from the vehicle, including a wallet containing credit cards.

The stolen cards were then used at a number of shops in the Murwillumbah area.

Police from Tweed/Byron Local Area Command are investigating the incident and would like to speak to the man and woman depicted in these photographs.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/.

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The other person police want to speak to regarding the incident. Photo Police Media.


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