Middletown police warn residents of phone call scams

Middletown Police
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MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — The Middletown Police Department is warning residents of potential phone call scams.

Police said scammers are impersonating the town’s police officers and are requesting money.

“We will NEVER call or make any financial request from you!” police wrote in a Facebook post.

The department is advising anyone who receives one of these calls should hang up and not provide any personal information.

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