POLICE ALERT: North Norfolk Police are reminding Norfolk residents to be vigilant following a cold caller incident on 16th August. The victim was called by a male claiming to be a ‘DCI Jack Wells’ from Scotland Yard Police. The caller demanded the victim withdraw a large amount of cash from banks in Acle and Wroxham and stated that someone would meet her afterwards to collect the money. Police are urging members of the public to be vigilant when dealing with cold callers. Genuine police officers/staff would never approach residents in this manner or ask them to withdraw money. Anyone with concerns about such calls should contact Norfolk Police on the non-emergency number 101, or 999 if a crime is in progress. Alternatively, contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.
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