Con woman in Formby has targeted a number of people
Merseyside Police are urging people in Formby to be vigilant following reports that a woman has tried to persuade people to give her small quantities of cash under false pretences. A report was received on Saturday 23 February that a woman has approached a number of people in Formby claiming she needs to top up her electricity and offering to pay the victims back once she gets paid at a later date, but failing to do so. The woman has told people she lived in Formby and that her parents used to run a takeaway business in the town. She is described as being aged in her 40s, of slim build, with olive skin and long dark hair. Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside Police social media desk via Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook Merseyside Police CC. You can also call 101 quoting incident reference 19100070803 or contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://goo.gl/fdvEmD.