Sheffield police release bogus official description

South Yorkshire Police have released a description of a bogus official targeting homes in Sheffield.

Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 5:24 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th August 2018, 5:28 pm

The woman is reported to have been preying on vulnerable people in Ecclesfield and Parson Cross and asking for money, some of which has been handed over.

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Officers say the woman has long dark hair, wears a baseball cap and has flared trousers.

A police spokesperson said: "Please be aware and do not let anybody into your house without checking their identification.

"If you know of a potential vulnerable neighbour then please keep an eye out for them."