Posted: Mon 29th Jun 2020

Police urge people to be vigilant as cold callers claiming to be window fitters demand up front payment from elderly resident

North Wales news and information

Police are asking people living in Rhos-on-Sea to be on their guard against cold callers operating in the area.

It comes after reports that two men, claiming to be from a window fitting company, have visited a number of addresses in the community today.

They asked one elderly resident to make a payment up front using a card machine, however the bank raised suspicion and put a stop to the transaction.

They are believed to be travelling in a blue coloured Range Rover. One man is described as wearing a suit and speaking with a Manchester accent and the other man has blonde hair.

Police said: “Our enquiries are underway however if anybody has seen these males, or who has information that could assist our investigation, they’re asked to contact PC 3448 Erin Davies at Colwyn Bay Police Station on 101 or via the live web chat quoting reference number Y092889.

“We’re asking everybody to be vigilant and to please keep a close eye on any elderly or vulnerable neighbours.”

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