Police issue scam warning
Police in North Down and Ards have received several reports of suspicious phone calls to members of the public, and are asking people to be on the alert.
In the latest incidents the caller has used various stories to attempt to get personal details over the phone.
Police would remind anyone who is asked for confidential information, either personal or financial, not to divulge any such details over the phone. Their advice is to hang up, check whether your own bank or building society has made the call and, if suspicious, to contact police on 0845 600 8000.