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Charles City Sheriff's Office warns about scam targeting elderly

Published: Nov. 13, 2016 at 9:11 PM EST
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CHARLES CITY, VA (WWBT) - The Charles City County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone about a scam targeting the elderly.

They say several elderly residents in the county have been getting phone calls around 2 a.m. from a blocked number. The caller will then call the person by their first name and then ask them to come outside.

The sheriff's office posted the message to their Facebook page.

Anyone who has received a call like this should call the Charles City County Sheriff's Office by calling 911 or the non-emergency number, 804-829-9265.

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