Lamar County Sheriff's Office: Beware of 'skimmer' devices

LAMAR COUNTY, Texas (KXII) -- The Lamar County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about skimmer devices found on pumps at local gas stations.

They say in recent weeks several people have had their debit or credit card information stolen at area gas pumps.

They say the suspects are using skimmer devices that attach to the pumps either internally or externally.

Detectives have notified local banks and convenience stores of the devices.

The Sheriff's Office asks that you keep a close eye on your bank accounts over the next several weeks.

They say if something looks suspicious, report it immediately.