Fort St. John RCMP warn of door to door scammer

The Fort St. John RCMP are warning area residents of a man who has been canvassing neighbourhoods for money.

The individual is reported to have attended several residences and businesses in Fort St. John, asking for money to pay for his taxi fare, tow fare, pizza delivery, and so on.

The individual is then reported to use the money elsewhere, misleading anyone generous enough to provide him with the money.

The RCMP would like to warn the public to beware of this scam or similar scams, where individuals are requesting money with the intention of misleading the donor.  The RCMP remind members of the public to be cautious of any such persons requesting donations.

The RCMP say the suspected individual is known to police, they cannot release his name at this time.  The suspect is described as being clean cut, 35 years old, 6 feet tall with short brown hair.

If you have any information about this suspect please contact the RCMP at 250-787-8140 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online to www.crimestoppersfsj.ca