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Police warn of phone scam

Posted at 11:47 AM, Sep 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-25 14:51:26-04

Tucson police issued a warning about a phone scam.

Police say callers impersonate friends or family members, insisting they are having car trouble and need money for repairs. At first they are told to go to a car shop, but are instead told to go into a neighborhood near Grant and Oracle, where they are told to leave money in the wheel well of a parked vehicle, a yard or grill.

Police say victims should call 911 or 88-CRIME.