Woman posing as police officer hunted in Doncaster

A woman posing as a police officer is being hunted in Doncaster after calling at two homes in the town.

Wednesday, 16th May 2018, 11:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th May 2018, 11:51 am
A woman posing as a police officer is being hunted in Doncaster

In the early hours of Thursday, May 10, a woman called at a house in Dunscroft and asked for entry to the property by pretending that she needed help.

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"If you have any family members that may be vulnerable to cold callers, try and visit them as often as possible and advise them not to have large quantities of cash at home.

"When opening the door to someone you don’t know use a door chain and don’t let anyone in if you feel uncomfortable or are unsure of what organisation they are from."