Bogus callers pretend to be criminals

POLICE have issued a warning about bogus callers who are pretending to be criminals carrying out good works to pay off their debts to society.

Laurence Cawley

POLICE have issued a warning about bogus callers who are pretending to be criminals carrying out good works to pay off their debts to society.

The two callers have been reported operating in Woodlands Rise area of Brandon.

They claim to be part of Suffolk Probation Service's restorative justice programme.


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A spokeswoman for the police said: “They ask if people have any work they want doing. The Probation Service has confirmed that it does not run such a scheme, and any persons working with them are always closely supervised.

“People are reminded to keep their homes secure at all times.

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“If a suspicious person calls at your house and you are concerned they are not genuine, do not let them in and call police.”

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