Caruthersville police warn of possible phone scam

Caruthersville police warn of possible phone scam
(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) - The Caruthersville Police Department is asking residents to be wary of a possible phone scam involving a fellow law enforcement agency.

According to a post on the department's Facebook page, police say callers claim that they are with the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department. The post also notes that the caller will threaten to arrest people if they do not cooperate.

Police urge residents not to give any information, hang up, and block the number.

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