Police warn Vernon residents not to give money to man going door to door

Vernon RCMP

VERNON - Police are issuing a public warning about a man going door to door asking for money. 

Over the past three days, an unknown man has reportedly been going door to door in the area of 48 Avenue to 30 Avenue, RCMP Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy said in a media release issued today, June 30.

“He has primarily been targeting elderly homeowners, and asking for $30 for various reasons,” Noseworthy said.

Police are cautioning people to be money smart, and to call the police if they see any suspicious activity, or are concerned for their safety.

The man has been described as thin, in his late 20s to early 30s, wearing shorts and a red baseball cap.  

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.  

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