Police issue rogue trader warning in Portsmouth

POLICE have warned of a possible rogue trader operating in the city.

Friday, 18th May 2018, 12:09 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:32 am
Police have issued a rogue trader warning

Officers issued residents with a warning yesterday saying a trader called at an address in East Cosham Road, Portsmouth.

PCSO Anna Zervas, from Hampshire police, said the trader said a neighbour agreed for works on a shared chimney stack. When challenged the trader walked off.

PCSO Zervas said: ‘The trader is described as being a white male, average height with a stocky frame.

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‘He wore a white shirt and shorts and had an Irish accent.’

Police are warning people to use a door chain when answering to unknown people. Call police on 101.