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Public urged to remain vigilant following reports of phone scams

Alert message sent 27/10/2021 16:04:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police

Calls have been made to two members of the public from a withheld number by a male stating he was a police officer.

The male knew the name of each caller and stated to both of them that they had a relative in custody at a nearby police station. 

Fortunately both members of the public asked further questions and the calls were terminated. 

For more information on telephone scams please click on the following link:

Anyone with information is asked to contact Devon and Cornwall Police via email or telephone 101, quoting log number 400 27/10/2021.

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Julie Heath (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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