Caller’s identity questioned

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Police in Banbridge are keen to speak to a female who called to a number of houses in the Iveagh Drive area on Wednesday February 1 claiming to be from a Mental Health Unit.

Police are keen to verify the female’s identity and are asking her to contact them in Banbridge on 0845 600 8000.

Officer’s are also reminding the public to be vigilant of bogus callers.

Bogus callers depend on the good nature and good will of others. They tend to target the more vulnerable members of our society and in particular, older members of our community.

It is worth remembering that bogus callers will use all sorts of tactics to gain access to a victim’s home. Genuine callers will not mind being challenged about the authenticity of their identity.

Call QuickCheck on 0800 013 22 90 to verify the caller is from the company they claim to be. QuickCheck is a free service and operates 24 hours a day.