MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials in the northwest metro are warning residents about a debit card skimming machine suspected to have been embedded at a bank’s ATM.

The Crystal Police Department says a skimming device is believed to have been placed at an ATM at the TCF Bank location on the 6800 block of Bass Lake Road.

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Investigators believe the device was active throughout last month.

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Those who might have visited the ATM are advised to check their bank accounts for fraudulent activity.

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If you believe your account was compromised, call TCF Bank and the Crystal Police Department.