BEWARE: Male bogus caller in 20s asking donations for school in Cookstown

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Police in Cookstown are urging people to be wary of anyone calling at their homes asking for donations for a local school after reports of a bogus caller in town today [October 7].

PSNI Cookstown said it had received word of a male in his 20s calling at homes and asking for donations for school funds.

Reported to be carrying a lanyard and offering flyers, he has also asked people for their bank details.

“We have received a report from Cookstown centre regarding a bogus male caller, approximately mid 20s calling at homes requesting donations for a local school and school funds,” they said online.

“This male is asking for bank details. He is carrying an identity card on a lanyard and offering flyers.

“Please do not provide personal details to anyone this is a scam and we are warning about the dangers. If anyone has any information on who this male is please contact local police.”