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'Look out for each other' in fight against bogus callers, Police Scotland officers in the Highlands warn as community officers carry out Inverness patrols to highlight dangers


By Philip Murray

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Police have been out offering advice on how to avoid falling victim to a bogus caller. Picture: Police Scotland.
Police have been out offering advice on how to avoid falling victim to a bogus caller. Picture: Police Scotland.

POLICE officers have been out in Inverness communities to offer advice on how to avoid falling prey to bogus callers.

Community officers in the Highland capital have been out and about to discuss the dangers posed by bogus workers who might target "vulnerable people in the community".

"Looking out for each other is vital to prevent and detect those preying on the ones we love and care about," said a spokesman. "If you have any information or suspicion about bogus workman contact police on 101. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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