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Dorset Alert – Cold Callers

Dear residentDorset Alert

This is a message from Dorset Police. We have become aware of residents in the Ferndown area receiving cold call telephone calls from persons offering security and repair services. The caller has then stated a local contact will attend the residents address.

Dorset Police and Trading Standards do not recommend dealing with cold callers, instead use recommendations from family or friends or use Trading Standards Buy with confidence scheme to find a trader if you require work being carried out.

Should you have received a call and despite not agreeing, someone visits your home address please ask them to leave and do not engage with them further, if they leave please report this to Dorset Police on 101 or via our do it online service which can be found at, if they will not leave please call Dorset Police on 999.


Ferndown NPT

James Marsh (Dorset Police, PCSO 5528, West Moors, St Leonards & Three Legged Cross)

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