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Scam incident attempted in the name of Age UK Warwickshire

We wish to make you aware of a scam incident attempted in the name of Age UK Warwickshire.

An incident occurred in Kenilworth earlier this week, where a man knocked on the door of a vulnerable person stating he was from Age UK, he then asked the client if they wanted any shopping doing, and left his telephone number with the resident, who at the time did not need any assistance. The man, who said his name was Mark, did not provide any ID to this resident and it is believed that the man was trying to obtain money by deceit.

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