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Pikeville Police warn of possible phone scam to lure victims out of their home

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 11:05 AM EDT
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PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Pikeville Police posted on their Facebook page warning community members about possible phone scams impersonating them and luring victims out of their home.

Deputies wrote the caller poses as a police officer or an investigator in the bureau and asks that the victim leave their home to be served a subpoena saying that they missed a court date. The caller then asks the victim to meet them at a disclosed location.

Police are urging community members if they receive or have received a similar phone call to contact them at 606-437-5111.

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