Police have issued a warning after a man was taken to a cash point by a rogue trader and forced to withdraw money for work that wasn’t complete.Advertisement
Trading Standards and South Ribble Police are investigating after the incident in Lostock Hall on Tuesday (7 November).
A vulnerable man was taken to a bank by a ‘supposed tradesman’ according to police.
This was to withdraw a large sum of cash for work that had not been carried out.
The bank refused the transaction and contacted police.
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The suspects are believed to have targeted a number of addresses in the Linden Drive area of Lostock Hall.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.