Posted: Fri 17th Feb 2017

Police arrest “bogus caller’ in Broughton thanks to a tip off from a member of the public

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Feb 17th, 2017

Police in Broughton arrested a ‘bogus caller’ this week who, its alleged was going to to door selling cleaning products. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

They say a man claiming to be an ex-offender was “trying to make money by selling cleaning products” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers were alerted by a member of the public who called them on the 101 number, they arrested a man who has now been charged with alleged ‘fraud by misrepresentation’ offences. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police are asking residents who receive similar visits to contact them on 101, they have also thanked the member of the public who reported the bogus seller. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

You can also contact North wales Police direct via the new web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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