Arrests after ‘aggressive’ doorstep scam in Lincoln area
Six men have been arrested following an aggressive doorstep scam that targeted residents of Lincolnshire villages.
Householders in Welton and Nettleham reported cold callers to the police after one resident had money taken from her home while dealing with a doorstep seller.
The incidents took place at 4:25pm on Tuesday in Welton and at 7:15pm on the same day in Nettleham.
Lincolnshire Police arrested the six on suspicion of conspiracy to commit burglary.
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Officers are keen to speak to anyone else who was approached by callers trying to sell items at the doorstep.
Anyone with any information can call the non-emergency number 101, leave their contact details and officers will call them back. Alternatively they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.