Woman accused of fraud in Drayton

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POLICE are investigating after an elderly woman received threats of legal action from a man shouting in the street.

The elderly lady was walking in Havant Road, Drayton on Friday afternoon when a male, claiming to be from HMRC, started shouting at her threats of legal action.

Police believe the incident to have been a case of fraud.

Officers have issued a warning of a potential scammer in the area targeting people.

People are asked to pass the warning on to any of their elderly family and report incidents to the police via 101.