Please be aware that Warwickshire/WestMercia Police have been receiving calls within the last 30 minutes from residents reporting that they have received a phone call from a caller stating they are from Hammersmith Police saying that an offender had removed a large amount of cash from their credit card provider or bank and they needed to check bank details and the pin numbers.
Please just put the phone down and under no circumstances give out your bank details or pin number. Make sure the caller has cleared the line by checking you have a dialling tone and then call Warwickshire Police on 101.
Your bank or the Police never ask for your pin number so NEVER give it out to anyone. Please pass this alert on especially to people who may not use the internet or social media and think of neighbours and friends who maybe elderly. Please put them in the picture to forewarn them but without unduly alarming them.
Live Alert circulated at 20.42hrs 12/05/2014