Police called in Swanmore as carol singers go door-to-door claiming to fundraise for charity

CAROL singers who told residents they were raising money for charity ended up getting a talking-to from police officers.

Hampshire Constabulary’s Neighbourhood Watch sent out an alert yesterday after two carol singers were spotted going door-to-door in Swanmore on Saturday, November 9.

The two young males claimed that they were collecting cash for charity, sparking several reports to the police from suspicious residents.

Carol singers. Picture: Shutterstock

The incident took place in the Spring Lane and Willows Close area of the village.

Police officers say the young men were given ‘suitable advice’ and were asked to move on from the area.

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