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Alert message sent 23/02/2018 11:24:00

Information sent on behalf of Leicestershire Police

Between 10:30 & 11:00 on 22/02/2018 an incident resulting in fraud was reported in The Pastures, Cottesmore. Unknown person(s) selling fish door to door have distracted an elderly resident while taking a card payment and deducted several hundred pounds more than was agreed.

There have been several linked incidents across the Counties reporting suspicious persons selling fish and on occasions a 05 plate white transit van has been sighted.

Descriptions of the sighted individuals have varied and it is highly likely they are same ones or involved as a unit working the area.

If anyone has any information or has seen anything suspicious please call 101 quoting LEP-220218-0332.

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Will Ryan (Police, Enquiry Officer, Rutland)

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