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Warning of new fraud scam targeting elderly and vulnerable

Avon & Somerset Constabulary are warning people in their area to be on their guard against a growing fraud.

A number of incidents have been reported where people have been duped out of cash and coerced into purchasing valuable items by fraudsters posing as police officers.

It is a new twist on an established form of courier fraud which has claimed a number of victims throughout the Avon and Somerset force area and nationwide.

Read full details on Avon & Somerset Police website here