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Door to door sales warning

Alert message sent 13/10/2021 15:20:00

Information sent on behalf of Humberside Police

Suspicious circumstances reported in your area

There have been a number of recent reports in the Grimsby & Cleethorpes area regarding door to door salesmen selling various household items from a large holdall bag.
The salesmen are reported to look genuine and often wear a lanyard with photo ID, they are claiming to be part of either a rehabilitation program or to be supported by the Helping Hands charity / Community Release.
This is confirmed as a scam, and there are no companies that support this.
If you have any information regarding this type of scam! or need any help and advice, please go to the Humberside Police website or contact 101.

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Robert Dove (Police, PCSO, Grimsby West Immingham )

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